Sunday July 12, 2020

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:

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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure

Daniel Murray | 7 months ago

The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools

Michael Brennan | 7 months ago

Party would launch the ‘largest public house building programme that Ireland has ever seen’ and a national health service

Aiden Corkery | 7 months ago