Sunday May 31, 2020

Michael Lowry self-praise, self-pity, victimhood and denial

So many controversies have followed the one-time minister for transport and communications, it can be hard to keep track of them

1st July, 2018

There was a time when Michael Lowry loved having his name in the papers. As a minister he went to some extraordinary lengths to get the media to write about him.

At one press conference during his time as minister for transport and communications he struggled to deal with an admittedly somewhat technical question about telecoms policy that had been pitched to him. As Lowry tied himself in knots, John Loughrey, his department secretary, interrupted...

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