Protecting the rich instead of doing the state some service

Last week, the Moriarty Tribunal found that Michael Lowry sought to use public office to the advantage of businessmen Ben Dunne and Denis O’Brien.

26th March, 2011

Last week, the Moriarty Tribunal found that Michael Lowry sought to use public office to the advantage of businessmen Ben Dunne and Denis O’Brien.

Lowry used his ministerial office - where he was supposed to represent us, the people of Ireland - to look after Ben Dunne by seeking to increase the amount of rent Dunne could charge the then publicly-owned Telecom Eireann.

Moriarty also found that Lowry used his office to favour...

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