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# Brian Lenihan

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Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released
The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week
This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter
Seán Kelly claims to have a commitment from the ECB to release the letter.
IN IMAGES: 'Blood from a f***ing stone' - a decade of Budgets
10 years in 15 seconds.
'This time last year I didn't start with Cork!' - Brian Lenihan on his dream Ireland call-up
Highly-rated U21 defender trained with the senior squad for the first time today.
We'll Leave It There So: Keane continues to vent, Lenihan gets the call and the rest of the day's sport
Also, Ulster’s coaching future has been cleared up.
'You need to get that move before you get recognised in the international squad' - Caulfield
The Cork City boss is delighted his former player has been called up as a late addition to Martin O’Neill’s squad six weeks after leaving Turner’s Cross.
Former Cork City defender Lenihan gets first call-up to Ireland senior squad
The 20-year-old is a late addition ahead of this weekend’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Gibraltar.
Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'
The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.
'He was persuaded by another Corkman!' - Hull the right club for Lenihan, says Meyler
Steve Bruce snapped up Cork City youngster Brian Lenihan before the transfer window slams shut.
Steve Bruce confirms Hull's signing of Brian Lenihan from Cork City
The young Irish defender is reported to have also attracted interest from Arsenal, Brighton and Celtic.
He might be back: Fianna Fáil's Conor Lenihan won't rule out a return to politics
He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.
'Arry's Transfer Window: Cork City's Lenihan a wanted man while United bail on Vermaelen deal
Plus, there’s news of Cavani to Liverpool (again) and the great Esteban Cambiasso is finally headed for England.
‘Arry’s Transfer Window: United close in on Guarin, Agger in tears amid Barca interest
Meanwhile, Cork City have confirmed that they rejected two bids for Brian Lenihan.
‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Cork's Lenihan the subject of Premier League bidding war
Also, the latest on Man United’s interest in Arturo Vidal and Juan Cuadrado.
Cork City boosted by Brian Lenihan's training ground visit ahead of Dundalk clash
John Caulfield’s men host the Airtricity League leaders at Turner’s Cross tomorrow evening.
Cork City's Lenihan discharged from hospital following concussion
The highly-rated 20-year-old has been released from Mater Hospital after his awkward fall last night.
Cork defender Lenihan taken to hospital after awkward fall
Rebels manager John Caulfield confirmed that he has regained consciousness after incident tonight.
Arsenal hoping to sign Cork City defender Lenihan - reports
The Gunners are set to open talks with the SSE Airtricity League club over the possibility of agreeing a deal for the full-back.
Michael Noonan seized the initiative in disclosing cancer fight, now he'll just want to get on with it
The Minister for Finance hopes to continue in his role despite his health scare.
'It's like the Third Secret of Fatima' - Noonan says ECB letter could be released for inquiry
But he stressed that the ECB would have to be consulted.
Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility
The former head of the ECB also said the Irish government made a decision on the bank guarantee without any consultation with the bank or other countries.
'Ludicrous': Pat 'The Cope' Gallagher dismisses Sinn Féin attack over Trichet letter vote
Sinn Féin MEP candidate Matt Carthy said that the odds of three votes being incorrect due to a technical fault were ‘astronomical’.
2010 ECB letter to Lenihan could finally be made public
The European Parliament has voted in favour of a motion calling for the publishing of the letter.
Anglo worried that the bank guarantee could make it liable if other banks failed
A letter from David Drumm to Brian Lenihan in October 2008 has been released in full to the Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty and is revealed in full for the first time.
The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee
The disappearance of the original versions of two letters copied to finance minister Brian Lenihan has been uncovered by the Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty through Freedom of Information.
Trinity students vote to keep Tom Lenihan as union president
The 21-year-old admitted to cheating in an exam during the summer.
Tom Lenihan: Dad broke down in tears when I told him I was depressed
The former finance minister’s son has said that, as student union president at Trinity College, he will be encouraging students to talk about their problems and seek help.
After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped
Ireland will still guarantee bonds issued by banks since 2010, but will no longer guarantee new bonds or high-level deposits.
Everything you need to know about the promissory notes, but were afraid to ask
You have been and will be hearing a lot about promissory notes in the coming weeks but what’s it all about? We’ve taken your questions, come up with some of our own and asked the experts…
Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to debate property tax and banking powers
The Dáil this morning considers extending its emergency banking powers, and debates the Budget’s new property tax.
Column: Real reform is being overlooked in the deficit scramble
There was broad consensus that our political system needed major change, writes David McCann – but that now seems largely forgotten.
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?
The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style
Here are the things we loved, learned and shared today.
Lenihan letters: What’s been released, and what hasn’t
The release of further documents this week help to shed further light on Ireland’s bailout. But what don’t we know?
In full: Brian Lenihan tells the ECB why Ireland needs a bailout
“There comes a point at which negative sentiment starts to feed on itself … we are clearly at that point.”
Released: Brian Lenihan’s letter where Ireland asks for a bailout
The Department of Finance has released the letter of November 21, 2010 where Brian Lenihan says: ‘We need help.’
'Mammy' O'Rourke on Haughey, Lenihan, Bertie, Cowen and Enda
The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a frank and entertaining interview to Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show last night.
Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It
And one Irish political saga that is just too bizarre even for a plotline on the British political sitcom….
No plans to release ECB letters despite newspaper report
The Irish Times publishes details of letters the ECB sent to Brian Lenihan in the lead-up to Ireland seeking a bailout two years ago leading to more calls for the letters to published in full.
We asked for copies of the ECB’s letters to Brian Lenihan. Here’s what happened
With the letters back in the news today, we thought we’d publish the response to a request we made in April 2011.