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# Bertie

Last year
2022
# comeback on the cards
Taoiseach says he is open to seeing Bertie Ahern return to Fianna Fáil
Micheál Martin said that he has been engaging with the former Taoiseach in recent times.
All time
# john hume lecture
Bertie on Brexit: 'As good Irish people we're always there to help and support the British in their hour of need'
Speaking at the Magill Summer School, the former Taoiseach added: “Just make sure you don’t do anything to damage us. “
# Bertie
Mancini opens talks to become new Italy manager
The Italian Football Federation has confirmed the Zenit manager is in talks for the national team position.
# extra ordinary
Two Emmy-nominated actors are joining Maeve Higgins' spooky new comedy
Everything we know so far.
# Explainer
What exactly did the Mahon Tribunal find against Bertie Ahern?
The former Taoiseach recently walked out of an interview after being asked about the Tribunal’s findings.
# Brexit
Bertie Ahern says Theresa May's Brexit strategy is putting peace in the North at risk
Ahern said any attempt to create a physical border would be “create a lot of bad feeling”.
# Sunday Independent
Not going away: Bertie sat down for a big weekend interview to talk about his future
“Circumstances have changed a lot,” since his decision to quit Fianna Fáil, the former party leader insisted.
# Explainer
Bertie's potential comeback: What happens now?
His local branch in Dublin wants him back. Why did he leave, and what happens next?
# The Book of Bert
13 great Bertieisms at the banking inquiry
Bertie Ahern may have upset the apple tart with some of his comments this week.
# The Life of Bert
9 things we learned from Bertie at the banking inquiry
The former taoiseach spent several hours before the inquiry today. Here’s what we found out…
# keeping busy
What's Bertie been up to?
The former taoiseach is before the banking inquiry this week, but what’s he been doing since he left office?
# Dáil talk
State of the Nation: To cut or not to cut?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Bertie
'A consensus politician': Bertie Ahern profile still on Fianna Fáil website
The former taoiseach may have left the party in the wake of damning findings by the Mahon Tribunal but a glowing profile on the Fianna Fáil website remains.
# Bertie
Ahern's profile removed from public speaking agencies' websites
A spokesman for one public speaking agency said it had been advised to remove the former Taoiseach’s profile.
# Ahern
Bertie: 'I have always got on well with the Irish people'
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 in Nigeria
After resignation from FF, Ahern is keynote speaker at Nigerian conference
Bertie Ahern spoke at the Ogun State Investors’ Forum in south-western Nigeria yesterday, it has emerged.
# Mahon
Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him
The man who led Fianna Fáil for 14 years quits the party before a vote to expel him, while continuing to deny any wrongdoing.
# Basque
Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country
The former Taoiseach picked up the award for his work in brokering ETA’s permanent ceasefire.
# Opinion
Column: Cardinal Rules - On Bertie Ahern vs Steven Seagal
This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland was torn between the Bertie interview and a Steven Seagal movie on TV – and learned that the two men are not as far apart as you would think…
# Bertie
Watch: Ahern believes he could have played 'key role' during downturn
The former Taoiseach says he would have been far happier dealing with the crisis then “out twiddling me thumbs”.
# Bertie
Ahern: We were right to spend the money - and 6 other brand new Bertie-isms
During an interview with DCUfm, Bertie Ahern said that he would not have done a lot differently during his time in office…and six other classic quotes from the former Taoiseach.
# Bertie
Celia Larkin on Bertie: 'I gave him an earful regularly'
The ex-partner of the former Taoiseach has had more to say on her relationship with Bertie Ahern today.
# Bertie
Bertie Ahern called Fianna Fáil grassroots 'useless good-for-nothings'
The former Taoiseach said cumainn members had “tea parties” instead of working to build the party’s vote.
# Race for the Áras
I would have run for President and 'done alright' - Bertie Ahern
Former Taoiseach says he has no interest in running in a presidential race he cannot win despite believing it is a “perfect job” for him.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
The week that was, in pictures.
# Bye Bye Bertie
Bertie and his Bowl left out in the cold by Martin and FF
Micheal Martin dismisses Bertie’s “obsession” with National Stadium as Fianna Fail says Ahern interview is “irrelevant” to the future of the party in Election 2011.
# Bertie
I was incensed by Bertie's smug face: Councillor tackles Ahern on his last day
Former Taoiseach Ahern gets an earful as he exits the Dail.