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Pat Leahy: Michael Lowry, the parish pump, Liveline and the banking inquiry

TDs will do what people want them to do

31st January, 2016
Michael Lowry

The controversy last week about Michael Lowry’s potential involvement in the next administration illustrates an important part of our politics that goes way beyond the formation of the next government.

Lowry is an uncomfortable, awkward figure on our political landscape. For many people, including but certainly not limited to many people in what used to be called “Dublin 4” (not the postcode, but the media, official Ireland, right-thinking metropolitan types, Labour lawyers and...

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