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Government Votes Down Chance To Have Cowen Answer Questions In The Dáil

A number of TDs have been looking for him to explain the circumstances of his drink-driving ban.

The government has voted down the chance to have Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen answer questions in the Dáil about his 2016 drink driving ban. 

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, the Greens and six independents voted against the second proposal in a week to bring the Offaly TD back into the Dáil to explain the situation. 

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald believes that needs to happen:

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