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#Bertie Ahern

# bertie-ahern - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Bertie: 'I have always got on well with the Irish people'
# Ahern
# Ahern

Bertie: 'I have always got on well with the Irish people'

Apr 8th 2012, 8:11 AM 7,577 Views 126 Comments

The former Taoiseach has criticised the media and the findings of the Mahon Tribunal in an interview with the Irish Sun on Sunday today.

# bertie-ahern - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories
# April Fools
From The Daily Edge
# April Fools

Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories

Apr 1st 2012, 2:51 PM 20,512 Views 18 Comments

Twitter’s going down to 133 characters; Skype has solved the difficulty of poor coverage… and Bertie’s moving to Nigeria.

# bertie-ahern - Saturday 31 March, 2012

O'Dea: 'People had begun to get suspicious of Bertie'
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

O'Dea: 'People had begun to get suspicious of Bertie'

Mar 31st 2012, 2:40 PM 4,900 Views 29 Comments

Former Defence Minister Willie O’Dea has spoken candidly about Bertie Ahern’s evidence to the Mahon Tribunal in 2007.

WATCH: Dermot Morgan jokes about Bertie Ahern… in 1994
# R.I.P.
From The Daily Edge
# R.I.P.

WATCH: Dermot Morgan jokes about Bertie Ahern… in 1994

Mar 31st 2012, 12:47 PM 15,657 Views 20 Comments

It’s Father Ted’s 60th birthday today. Even if he was still around, he probably couldn’t have been any more on-the-button.

# bertie-ahern - Friday 30 March, 2012

Fianna Fáil: “It has been a very difficult week”
# Mahon
# Mahon

Fianna Fáil: “It has been a very difficult week”

Mar 30th 2012, 9:08 PM 3,327 Views 61 Comments

The party’s National Executive met this evening to discuss the fallout from the Mahon Report.

Latest poll: Labour supporters prefer Enda Kenny to their own Eamon Gilmore
# Red C
# Red C

Latest poll: Labour supporters prefer Enda Kenny to their own Eamon Gilmore

Mar 30th 2012, 6:42 PM 2,596 Views 41 Comments

Fine Gael has secured 35 per cent support – about the same share as they had during last year’s General Election.

St Luke's trustees agree to transfer building back to Fianna Fáil
# St Luke's
# St Luke's

St Luke's trustees agree to transfer building back to Fianna Fáil

Mar 30th 2012, 10:36 AM 4,378 Views 31 Comments

The infamous ‘Drumcondra mafia’ have agreed to transfer ownership of Bertie Ahern’s former constituency office back to the party centrally.

# bertie-ahern - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Final FF councillor quits party ahead of Friday expulsion
# All Out
# All Out

Final FF councillor quits party ahead of Friday expulsion

Mar 28th 2012, 2:08 PM 3,225 Views 43 Comments

Finbarr Hanrahan has formally resigned his membership of the party, meaning all six of the people due for expulsion have gone.

WATCH: Day 2 of the Dáil debate on the Mahon report
# Mahon
# Mahon

WATCH: Day 2 of the Dáil debate on the Mahon report

Mar 28th 2012, 10:46 AM 854 Views 11 Comments

The Dáil resumes its discussions of the findings of the inquiry into political corruption in the planning process.

6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe)
# Political Storms
From The Daily Edge
# Political Storms

6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe)

Mar 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,988 Views 7 Comments

Irish politcians have been hitting the headlines with their less than kosher dealings.. how do they match up to these international wheelers and dealers?

# bertie-ahern - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Portraits of tainted taoisigh 'should be removed from Leinster House' - senator
# Mahon
# Mahon

Portraits of tainted taoisigh 'should be removed from Leinster House' - senator

Mar 27th 2012, 9:05 PM 7,532 Views 88 Comments

James Heffernan says the public gallery, which forms part of tours, should not feature portraits of disgraced politicians.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 27th 2012, 7:56 PM 5,234 Views 5 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

As it happened: The Dáil debate on the Mahon report
Live Mar 27th 2012, 5:37 PM

As it happened: The Dáil debate on the Mahon report

GV Wright and Don Lydon resign from Fianna Fáil
# Mahon
# Mahon

GV Wright and Don Lydon resign from Fianna Fáil

Mar 27th 2012, 3:44 PM 3,598 Views 28 Comments

The resignations had been expected and are the fourth and fifth since the final report of the Mahon Tribunal. Only ex-councillor Finbarr Hanrahan now faces a motion of expulsion at Friday’s Ard Comhairle.

In pictures: Who joins Bertie on 'exclusive speakers' list?
# Exclusive List
# Exclusive List

In pictures: Who joins Bertie on 'exclusive speakers' list?

Mar 27th 2012, 1:30 PM 5,029 Views 20 Comments

Check out some of the familiar faces commanding thousands of dollars in speaking fees with the Washington Speakers Bureau.

Here's who else Fianna Fáil may be expelling over Mahon*
# Mahon
# Mahon

Here's who else Fianna Fáil may be expelling over Mahon*

Mar 27th 2012, 11:15 AM 5,107 Views 41 Comments

*That’s if they don’t resign first.

After resignation from FF, Ahern is keynote speaker at Nigerian conference
# Bertie In Nigeria
# Bertie In Nigeria

After resignation from FF, Ahern is keynote speaker at Nigerian conference

Mar 27th 2012, 8:25 AM 4,801 Views 53 Comments

Bertie Ahern spoke at the Ogun State Investors’ Forum in south-western Nigeria yesterday, it has emerged.

Dáil to begin debate on Mahon Tribunal findings
# Mahon Tribunal
# Mahon Tribunal

Dáil to begin debate on Mahon Tribunal findings

Mar 27th 2012, 8:12 AM 953 Views 16 Comments

Legislation has been largely abandoned this week with TDs set to discuss the corruption revelations in the Tribunal’s final report.

# bertie-ahern - Monday 26 March, 2012

FF youth wing looks to expel Albert Reynolds from party
# Mahon
# Mahon

FF youth wing looks to expel Albert Reynolds from party

Mar 26th 2012, 7:34 PM 10,165 Views 55 Comments

Ógra Fianna Fáíl will propose a motion which would see a second former taoiseach expelled “for conduct unbecoming”.

Flynn joins Ahern in quitting FF ahead of vote to expel him
# Mahon
# Mahon

Flynn joins Ahern in quitting FF ahead of vote to expel him

Mar 26th 2012, 5:01 PM 4,629 Views 62 Comments

The former minister and European Commissioner resigns his membership of Fianna Fáil, joining Bertie Ahern on the scrapheap.

Two down: Bertie Ahern officially resigns from Fianna Fáil
# Mahon
# Mahon

Two down: Bertie Ahern officially resigns from Fianna Fáil

Mar 26th 2012, 12:10 PM 4,984 Views 39 Comments

The party also received confirmation that Councillor John Hannon has resigned his membership.

Bertie Ahern describes 'emotional wrench' at leaving Fianna Fáil
# Bertie Ahern
# Bertie Ahern

Bertie Ahern describes 'emotional wrench' at leaving Fianna Fáil

Mar 26th 2012, 7:56 AM 3,453 Views 39 Comments

Writing in today’s Irish Times, the former Taoiseach said he was “deeply wounded” by the Mahon Tribunal findings.

Pensions of corrupt politicians 'could be cut off' - junior minister
# Mahon
# Mahon

Pensions of corrupt politicians 'could be cut off' - junior minister

Mar 26th 2012, 7:31 AM 3,015 Views 41 Comments

Joe Costello said a constitutional amendment could halt payments to politicians named as corrupt by the Mahon Tribunal.

# bertie-ahern - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes

Mar 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,454 Views 3 Comments

“I was honest with the Tribunal and I gave it truthful evidence and I reject completely any suggestion that I did otherwise.”

Ahern's former partner 'desolate' over rejection of Tribunal evidence
# Mahon
# Mahon

Ahern's former partner 'desolate' over rejection of Tribunal evidence

Mar 25th 2012, 11:15 AM 10,584 Views 39 Comments

Celia Larkin describes Ahern as “sometimes downright rude”, but that she never thought him guilty of corruption.

Ahern "hurt and disappointed" by Mahon, will leave Fianna Fáil
# Ahern
# Ahern

Ahern "hurt and disappointed" by Mahon, will leave Fianna Fáil

Mar 25th 2012, 9:50 AM 6,041 Views 80 Comments

“I can’t allow this blemish on my character to go unanswered,” former Taoiseach says of Mahon report.

# bertie-ahern - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him
# Mahon
# Mahon

Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him

Mar 24th 2012, 10:28 PM 13,600 Views 204 Comments

The man who led Fianna Fáil for 14 years quits the party before a vote to expel him, while continuing to deny any wrongdoing.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 24th 2012, 7:59 PM 6,445 Views 14 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Former councillor defends Ahern on Mahon, criticises 'media agenda'
# Mahon
# Mahon

Former councillor defends Ahern on Mahon, criticises 'media agenda'

Mar 24th 2012, 12:16 PM 4,384 Views 43 Comments

“You can’t spend your money without being criticised for it,” Joe Burke told Marian Finucane.

'Politics is the art of illusion' - Frank Dunlop in 2004
# Dunlop Diaries
# Dunlop Diaries

'Politics is the art of illusion' - Frank Dunlop in 2004

Mar 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,838 Views 12 Comments

The former government advisor has been silent this week but his 2004 book ‘Yes, Taoiseach’ revealed much about him and his thoughts on other key figures in the Mahon Tribunal’s final report.

# bertie-ahern - Friday 23 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:56 PM 3,920 Views 0 Comments

Your essential news round-up of the day’s biggest stories, plus bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

Flynn 'absolutely rejects' Mahon findings of corrupt payment
# Mahon
# Mahon

Flynn 'absolutely rejects' Mahon findings of corrupt payment

Mar 23rd 2012, 12:53 PM 3,975 Views 66 Comments

The former TD and EU commissioner issues a brief statement rejecting the corruption findings made in the final Tribunal.

Good Friday Agreement ‘cannot absolve’ Ahern on Mahon implications: Martin
# Mahon
# Mahon

Good Friday Agreement ‘cannot absolve’ Ahern on Mahon implications: Martin

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:45 AM 3,088 Views 42 Comments

Micheál Martin says comments made about Ahern in the Mahon report are “extremely serious”.

In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie
# Mahon
# Mahon

In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:23 AM 2,571 Views 16 Comments

The full text of a speech delivered by Micheál Martin this morning in which he explains the decision to expel Bertie Ahern.

Pat Kenny show rapped by BAI over Bertie Ahern discussion
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Pat Kenny show rapped by BAI over Bertie Ahern discussion

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:06 AM 3,866 Views 18 Comments

The Authority said a panel discussion of a book on the former Taoiseach’s finances had been “unfair”.