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Lowry rails against ‘convicted criminal’ comment in Seanad

TD sought to confront senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin in Leinster House corridors over remark last week

21st October, 2018

Independent TD Michael Lowry tried to challenge Labour senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin after being described as a “convicted criminal” in the Seanad last week.

Lowry’s office also sent a letter from his solicitor to another senator which highlighted comments by the judge at his recent tax offences trial that the Tipperary TD was a “conscientious taxpayer”. In the Seanad last Tuesday, Ó Ríordáin said the government “is...

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