Independent TD Michael Lowry has been ordered to pay a legal bill for his  unsuccessful four-day High Court hearing. Photograph: The Irish Times

Independent TD Michael Lowry will have to pay the legal bill for the four days of a High Court hearing in which he failed to stop his trial on mainly (...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry has lost his High Court bid to stop his trial on mainly tax related charges. Photograph: The Irish Times

Independent TD Michael Lowry has failed to get High Court orders stopping his trial on mainly tax related charges. Mr Lowry’s case was based on many (...)

Michael Lowry deliberately misled the tribunal, which  might well have withheld all of his costs, Mr Justice John Hedigan said.

Independent TD Michael Lowry engaged in “a litany of falsification and deception” - including the falsification of a solicitor’s files - in his failur(...)

Fianna Fáil spokesman on mental health Colm Keaveney said the Government and the responsible Minister of State, Kathleen Lynch, had failed in promise to ring fence an additional €37 million per annum for services.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil has said it will give a cast-iron commitment to increase funding for mental health services by €200 within five years if it is returned to(...)

Michael Lowry TD alleges the decision to transfer his trial to Dublin breaches his rights and amounts to his being punished for being popular with voters in Co Tipperary. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Independent TD Michael Lowry claims the DPP is pursuing an “improper policy” of pursuing him over alleged tax offences. A Revenue Appeals Commissio(...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry wrote the words “not bad looking” on a note referring to his former public relations adviser Valerie O’Reilly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

    Neither the content nor the tone of the lobbying note that Independent TD Michael Lowry passed to the Taoiseach will have sur(...)

“It is a load of nonsense and, frankly, more irritating than anything else,” says Independent TD Michael Lowry. Photograph: Brian Arthur/Press 22

Independent TD Michael Lowry has described as “political correctness gone mad” media reaction to his lobbying for the reappointment of public relatio(...)

A file photograph of Independent TD Michael Lowry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A judgment for €650,000, plus costs, which was granted last year against Tipperary North TD Michael Lowry has been vacated on consent at the Hi(...)

 Independent TD Michael Lowry is to be served with the book of evidence in his trial for knowingly filing incorrect tax returns next month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The book of evidence is expected to be served next month on Independent TD Michael Lowry in relation to allegations that he filed incorrect tax return(...)

An application by businessman Denis O’Brien to be added as a defendant to a multi-million euro legal action against the State will be heard in the Hig(...)