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# Brian Lenihan

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Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?
Some politicians’ stances on the tax have changed over the years.
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Fire and fury: Ireland’s first post-Tiger austerity budget
Brian Lenihan delivered his first Budget 10 years ago, just when Ireland was on the brink of economic ruin.
Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23
Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.
Young Irish defender forced to retire just eight months after captaining Hull City
Brian Lenihan featured in Ireland’s senior squad for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Gibraltar and Germany.
Brentford's John Egan is turning into quite the goalscoring centre-back
The Irish centre-back has found the net again for the Championship club tonight.
Ex-Cork defender Lenihan earns new contract at Hull
The Ireland U21 international has recently returned to full fitness.
Irish defender Lenihan makes Hull City comeback after frustrating 11 months
“I feel ready now and I feel strong. I just felt so happy to be out on the pitch again.”
Ireland's much-hated tax that just won't go away: The Universal Social Charge
It’s difficult to remember a time when those three letters weren’t on your payslip.
Former Cork City defender makes long-awaited debut for promotion-chasing Hull City
Brian Lenihan finally played for Steve Bruce’s side this afternoon.
Conor Lenihan is Fianna Fáil's latest comeback kid
The former junior minister has been approached about running in Roscommon.
'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan'
Fianna Fáil senator Terry Leyden made his comments as the Seanad discussed the Greek crisis this morning.
Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?
Brendan McDonagh spent four hours at government buildings on the night of 29 September 2008.
Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful"
Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.
11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry
The former Taoiseach defended the bank guarantee and got a badly-needed toilet break.
Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo
The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.
Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall
“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”
'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke
The former minister has said Brian Cowen’s evidence at the banking inquiry will be “very illuminating”.
'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'
A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.
“Bertie clearly wanted to get a lot off his chest"
Mary O’Rourke has revealed her thoughts on Bertie Ahern’s comments about Brian Lenihan.
Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'
The former secretary general at the Department of Finance has been giving evidence at the banking inquiry.
What we learned about Brian Lenihan from last night's RTÉ documentary
‘Lenihan: A Legacy’ looked back on the former finance minister’s life and times.
7 young Irish footballers who give us hope for the future
Samir Carruthers and several others who have the ability to make an impact in the coming years.
Mary O'Rourke putting the Banking Inquiry "under notice" about Brian Lenihan evidence
Mary O’Rourke and Conor Lenihan have information they believe may be useful to the committee.
David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks
The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014
'It felt great at the time. People didn't want to hear that something was wrong'
The banking inquiry heard from a former financial advisor to Brian Lenihan this afternoon.
Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis
David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.
There's a big row over the battle to win back Brian Lenihan's old seat for Fianna Fáil
Councillors Jack Chambers and David McGuinness are vying to be the Fianna Fáil general election candidate in Dublin West.
Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee
At the banking inquiry yesterday, the Central Bank governor recalled a conversation with the then-finance minister in December 2008.
Brian Lenihan wanted to burn bondholders - but he was overruled
The committee will write to several institutions, including AIB and the Department of Finance, seeking documents to aid its work.
So, was episode two of Charlie actually any good?
Review: Aidan Gillen is excellent again but other characters come into their own in the second instalment.
Mary O'Rourke was 'a bit troubled' by Charlie's depiction of Brian Lenihan
The sister of the late former tánaiste has been speaking about the RTÉ drama this morning.
3 LOI players who made the big move to England in 2014 and 3 who could be next
Brian Lenihan’s move to Hull and more of the league’s brightest prospects.
30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee
What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.
We'll Leave it There So: O'Connell plays down Springboks' superiority, Dunne joins the Dubs and all the day's sport
Also, Damien Comolli hammers Liverpool and Stoke put the ball in the FAI’s court.
Lenihan follows in Coleman's footsteps by going on loan to Blackpool
The former Cork City full-back will spend a month with the Championship club.
'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'
The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.
'Take a bailout or we'll cut emergency funding' - ECB to Ireland in 2010
The infamous letter from Jean-Claude Trichet has finally been released.
State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
'He did very well' - O'Neill impressed by new boy Lenihan
The Hull City full-back has been once again named in the senior squad.
No Jack Grealish as O'Neill names Ireland squad for Scotland and US
Brian Lenihan is the only uncapped player in the 36-man provisional squad.