Comment: Fine Gael’s Michael Lowry links are awkward for the party

Comment: Fine Gael’s Michael Lowry links are awkward for the party

Reality is that minority government needs ex-minister’s support, says Michael Brennan

The revelation of Independent TD Michael Lowry’s deal to get a 40-bed patient hospital in his Tipperary constituency is extremely awkward for Fine Gael.

The party does not like being reminded of the fact that Lowry was once one of its most promising prospects, even being mentioned as a future leader.

But that all ended when he stood down as Minister...

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