Michael Lowry: the politician has said he will appeal Mr Justice Hedigan’s ruling to the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Courts Collins

The Moriarty tribunal’s findings in relation to Michael Lowry were of “a litany of falsification and deception”, Mr Justice John Hedigan said in his j(...)

Michael Lowry: The Moriarty tribunal found that Lowry, as minister for communications, took money from businessman Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Courts Collins

The argument that Ireland would be a better place if Michael Lowry was not in our national parliament is a strong one. It is not just that he has sho(...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry  denies charges of allegedly filing incorrect income tax returns for the year 2002 and of conniving in the alleged delivery by his company Garuda of incorrect corporation tax returns for the years ending 2002 and 2006.

The DPP has incorrectly placed “centre stage” an Appeals Commissioner finding that Michael Lowry misappropriated €372,000 from a company of his in 200(...)

 Paul Dunne of Ireland tees in action during the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Paul Dunne stormed into the top 10 at the Joburg Open on Friday after a brilliant eight-under 63 moved him to nine under at the halfway point. The G(...)

Michael Lowry: The ‘Lowry tapes’ contained ‘as good an admission of criminal wrongdoing as one would ever hope to find’, according to counsel for the DPP. Photograph: Courts/Collins

Tipperary TD Michael Lowry has been saying for some time now that the mostly tax-related criminal charges against him make no sense given that he has (...)

Ireland’s  Paul Dunne of Ireland tees off on the 16th hole on the East Course during day one of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Welshman Rhys Davies was delighted to card an opening 66 in the Joburg Open as he tries to revive his career on the European Tour. Davies won the Has(...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry pictured at the Four Courts during a High Court hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

The Revenue Appeals Commissioners clearly found that Independent TD Michael Lowry misappropriated some €372,000 from his own company in 2002, lawyers (...)

Michael Lowry denies charges of allegedly filing incorrect income tax returns for the year 2002Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Independent TD Michael Lowry has been subject to “unprecedented” State scrutiny for 20 years and his prosecution on tax charges contrasts with failure(...)

Michael Lowry TD  at the Moriarty Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Eric Luke

For those who have been watching the affairs of Tipperary TD Michael Lowry over the years, the opening day of his proceedings in the High Court featur(...)

 Pádraig Harrington  waves to the gallery  during the  Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Golf Club  in Lahaina, Hawaii. Photo:  Tom Pennington/Getty Images

No tip-toeing from Pádraig Harrington, whose sixth place finish behind Jordan Spieth in the Tournament of Champions more than kick-started his year’s(...)