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State pays €2.8m in Moriarty legal fees

Bill includes over €500,000 to defend an action taken by Tipperary TD Michael Lowry

27th November, 2016
Businessman Denis O Brien leaves the Moriarty Tribunal in Dublin Castle back in 2007 Pic: RollingNews.ie.

The state has paid out nearly €3 million in legal fees as a result of the ongoing fallout from the Moriarty Tribunal.

This includes more than €500,000 to defend an action taken by Tipperary TD Michael Lowry in his dispute over his own legal costs arising from the long-running tribunal. Figures compiled by The Sunday Business Post from the beginning of 2015 to the end of September this year show €2.8million has been paid to...

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