Barry Cowen, Minister for Agriculture and the Marine
Barry Cowen disputing claims in The Sunday Times he was pursued by gardai after doing a U-turn before a checkpoint on the night in 2016 he was caught drink driving.
The Minister for Agriculture and the Marine alleges the arrest record leaked to the paper is incorrect.
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Via Fran McNulty
If he accepted the fine at the time, it implies that he also accepted the Garda report. If he now disputes the report, he’d have to go to court to answer for the charge which has now been disputed
— Andrew O'Connor (@HesTheSportsguy) July 12, 2020