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# Brian Lenihan

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Poll: Should ECB letters sent before the bailout be released?
Michael Noonan has been asked to publish letters which allegedly bullied Ireland into its bailout. Should he?
Will Noonan publish the ECB letter that forced Ireland into a bailout?
Fianna Fáil has called on Michael Noonan to publish Jean-Claude Trichet’s letter himself, after the minister said it should be released.
Highest earners paid more tax in 2010
The additional tax payments by high earners yielded an extra €80 million for Revenue in 2010.
9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse
“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.
The investigation of Seán FitzPatrick: a timeline of the story so far
Seán FitzPatrick has kept a low-profile in recent years but there are indications he could soon face charges in connection with alleged financial irregularities at Anglo Irish Bank. Here’s what’s been happening…
Cork City sign promising youngster Lenihan
Talented teenager Brian Lenihan has joined the Leesiders, the club announced today.
FF says Taoiseach must clarify suggestion bank guarantee file was shredded
Enda Kenny said today there was no file in the Department of Taoiseach related to the discussions surrounding the bank guarantee of September 2008, suggesting it may have been shredded.
Anniversary of Brian Lenihan's death: A political career in pictures
The former Minister for Finance died one year ago today after a battle with cancer.
Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers
Just how busy has the new government been? Well, they’ve cut their own pay – but they produce less legislation.
Martin promises "swift and comprehensive" action on Mahon findings
Micheál Martin addresses the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis in Dublin this evening on plans for party reform.
Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography
Figures revealed this week detail how over €104,000 has been spent by the government on photography since it took office.
Dublin West candidates spent €143,000 on campaigns
Fianna Fáil candidate David McGuinness recorded the highest expenses, according to SIPO.
EU treaty is 'not a solution to euro crisis' - former Lenihan advisor
The former special advisor to Brian Lenihan will deliver his view on the EU fiscal compact treaty to the Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee today.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: Smacking ban could be on the way; how Ireland looked from abroad in 2011; and the unfortunate power of Twitter…
Top 10 stories that you searched for in 2011
What do Darron Gibson, Olivia O’Leary, Brian Lenihan and the ‘super-moon’ all have in common? You’re about to find out…
Programme to detail Brian Lenihan's 17-hour days while battling illness
A special edition of the Cloch Le Carn series on RTÉ tonight will look back at Lenihan’s life in politics and battles both personal and economic.
The most important people of the last 14 years* (slideshow)
*According to the new edition of the Chambers Biographical Dictionary, these include Brian Cowen, the founders of Twitter and Cheryl Cole.
Europe gives green light to extending Ireland's bank guarantee
The European Commission has approved the extension of the government bank’s guarantee – for six months longer than needed.
In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past
Bruton’s VAT on children’s shoes, McCreevy’s decentralisation, Mac the Knife, ‘turning a corner’ – and plenty more.
Discussions for potential bailout happened months before announcement
IMF’s Ajai Chopra tells Prime Time special programme tonight that discussions started in summer 2010.
It's official*: Michael Noonan is better than Brian Lenihan
*That’s according to the Financial Times’s annual ranking of EU finance ministers. But it’s not all good news for Noonan…
The bailout in quotes: from denial to deal
A year after the government announced it was negotiating a bailout deal, takes a look back over the comments and quotes of the bailout.
Noonan confirms plans to extend bank guarantee
Michael Noonan has accepted the advice of Patrick Honohan and proposes to extend the Eligible Liabilities Guarantee Scheme.
Guess how many Irish tax exiles have paid the new 'rich tax'?
The levy was brought in to encourage super-rich tax exiles to pay their fair share – but funnily enough, they’re not exactly lining up to pay…
13 names in the running for Dublin West by-election
Six non-party candidates line up against seven from established parties, in the by-election to fill Brian Lenihan’s old seat.
Brian Lenihan 'did an outstanding job in extraordinarily difficult circumstances'
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has hailed the late Brian Lenihan for his actions when he was Minister for Finance.
Government confirms October 27 as polling date for by-election
The election to fill Brian Lenihan’s seat in Dublin West will be held alongside the Presidential Election and two referenda.
Bank guarantee was ‘panic rather than a plan’, says former UK chancellor
Alistair Darling has given his own insight into the decisions taken by Brian Lenihan at the time of the bank guarantee.
Éamon Ó Cuív appointed FF's deputy leader as Martin shuffles frontbench
Fianna Fáil’s third reshuffle in seven months also sees Michael McGrath promoted to the position of finance spokesman.
Conor Lenihan 'will not run' for late brother Brian's seat
The former Fianna Fáil minister will be overlooked in favour of a younger face, according to reports.
Government cuts its first quango - under Fianna Fáil's proposals
The National Consumer Agency will be merged with the Competition Authority under plans approved by cabinet.
Brian Lenihan funeral hears of “great young man cut off in prime of life”
Mourners in west Dublin hear of “cruel irony” that Lenihan became one of first home care patients of Blanchardstown hospice he helped get built.