A search team member looks out over  the Java Sea near Pangkalan Bun, Kalimantan,  for potential debris from AirAsia Flight  QZ8501 on December 30th, 2014.  Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

Investigators of the AirAsia flight which crashed into the sea off Indonesia are focusing on the timing of the crew’s request to climb to a higher alt(...)

Judge O’Neill said the summons had been served at the  previous registered address for Garuda, owned by Michael Lowry (pictured), and held that the court did not have jurisdiction. Photograph: Eric Luke

The decision of District Court Judge John O’Neill last week not to make any order in the Revenue Commissioners’ case against Tipperary TD Michael Lowr(...)

File picture of Michael Lowry, the  owner of Garuda Ltd. The company s facing charges concerning the its corporation tax for 2002 and 2006. Photograph: Eric Luke

A company owned by Independent TD Michael Lowry is seeking to have charges of filing false tax returns heard in a court in Tipperary rather than in(...)

Michael Lowry: owns refrigeration company Garuda Ltd

Three charges against Garuda Ltd, the refrigeration company owned by Michael Lowry TD(...)

An Indonesian woman covered with ash from the Mount Kelud volcano is seen at a roadside in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Photograph: Bimo Satrio/EPA

A volcano has erupted on the heavily populated Indonesian island of Java, sending a huge plume of ash and sand 17km (10 miles) into the air an(...)

During the summer Lowry’s home was raided by the Revenue Commissioners, as was an unidentified business premises in Dublin. What was behind the raids has not been disclosed by Lowry.

The bills are piling up for North Tipperary independent deputy and businessman, Michael Lowry. Last week a judgment was issued against him in favour o(...)

Michael Lowry has said he will immediately appeal to the High Court against the order granted against him for €650,000 plus VAT in favour of a Dublin (...)