'I Am Not A Criminal', Says Lowry

A motion calling on the voluntary resignation of Michael Lowry from his membership of Dáil Éireann has been passed without a vote.

The Independent TD for Tipperary North responded to the motion by saying "I am not a criminal."

He refused to resign before describing the Moriarty Tribunal report, as flawed and not factual.

He also refused to take criticism from Sinn Féin, given their past connections with "atrocities, mutilation, murder on civilians and unarmed gardaí".

Mr Lowry appealed to the Tánaiste to ensure any Garda inquiry is dealt with expeditiously and that the scrutiny of him is brought to an end.


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