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#Cowengate

# cowengate - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

A timeline: How the Barry Cowen drink-driving saga unfolded
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# Cowengate

A timeline: How the Barry Cowen drink-driving saga unfolded

Jul 15th 2020, 3:49 PM 23,890 Views 28 Comments

It’s been a turbulent few days – here’s a way to keep up with it all.

Taoiseach says Cowen's refusal to answer questions in the Dáil was 'not acceptable'
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# Cowengate

Taoiseach says Cowen's refusal to answer questions in the Dáil was 'not acceptable'

Updated Jul 15th 2020, 12:31 PM 41,838 Views 88 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said that “it was not politically sustainable for Barry not to deal with this head on”.

# cowengate - Friday 30 August, 2013

"There is no one more sorry than I" - Brian Cowen
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# Cowen Talks

"There is no one more sorry than I" - Brian Cowen

Aug 30th 2013, 8:54 AM 13,302 Views 190 Comments

The former Taoiseach says that he takes his “full measure of responsibility” for the financial crash, but says nobody could have foreseen what was coming.

# cowengate - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Brian Cowen: Things were said and written about me that went too far
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# Cowen Talks

Brian Cowen: Things were said and written about me that went too far

Aug 28th 2013, 8:15 PM 15,764 Views 170 Comments

The former taoiseach reveals that he felt some things written and said about him went too far in an in-depth interview with TG4 to be aired next week.

# cowengate - Friday 24 August, 2012

Cigarettes and alcohol: New details of night before THAT Cowen interview
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# Cowengate

Cigarettes and alcohol: New details of night before THAT Cowen interview

Aug 24th 2012, 10:43 AM 25,628 Views 127 Comments

This month’s Hot Press carries a piece written by a barman at the Galway hotel where Brian Cowen was alleged to have spent the night drinking prior to his infamous interview on Morning Ireland in 2010.

# cowengate - Sunday 26 December, 2010

Slideshow: Ten pivotal moments in the year of politics
# Review2010
# Review2010

Slideshow: Ten pivotal moments in the year of politics

Dec 26th 2010, 2:11 PM 538 Views 0 Comments

Leadership coups that worked (and those which didn’t); politicians who resigned (and those who should have); diplomatic gambles that worked (and those that failed): 2010 had it all.

# cowengate - Thursday 14 October, 2010

When politicians let loose on Twitter: top 5 political posts
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From The Daily Edge
# Twitter

When politicians let loose on Twitter: top 5 political posts

Oct 14th 2010, 7:41 PM 652 Views 3 Comments

As new research suggests that 40% of TDs are now on Twitter, TheJournal.ie looks at how some politicians have been using the site.

# cowengate - Monday 27 September, 2010

Jay Leno plays games with Brian Cowen
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# Cringe

Jay Leno plays games with Brian Cowen

Sep 27th 2010, 8:33 AM 1,373 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach featured in a slot in which Leno asks the audience to guess if he’s a “Bartender, Politician or Comic”

# cowengate - Monday 20 September, 2010

Bond yield hits 6.5% amid heave rumours
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Bond yield hits 6.5% amid heave rumours

Sep 20th 2010, 3:14 PM 256 Views 0 Comments

Is the interest rate being asked of government debt on the increase because the markets want Cowen to stay on?

Fifty ways to Heave your leader
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# Heave

Fifty ways to Heave your leader

Sep 20th 2010, 2:05 PM 460 Views 0 Comments

Twitter’s getting all musical as the Fianna Fáil party starts playing musical chairs around the leader. Heave songs ahoy!

Tom Kitt calls for change in FF leadership
# Heave
# Heave

Tom Kitt calls for change in FF leadership

Sep 20th 2010, 1:40 PM 1,082 Views 0 Comments

The former Chief Whip calls for debate on the leadership, while Michael Lowry says he won’t support a new Fianna Fáil leader.

Hussey bemoans "laddishness" in Irish culture
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# PJ Sheehan

Hussey bemoans "laddishness" in Irish culture

Sep 20th 2010, 9:34 AM 1,578 Views 0 Comments

Former FG Minister criticises Enda Kenny’s handling of Sheehan’s threatening of a Garda and says she would not have backed Enda in leadership heave.

# cowengate - Friday 17 September, 2010

Philip Walton: What the internet thought
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# Cowengate

Philip Walton: What the internet thought

Sep 17th 2010, 9:37 AM 469 Views 1 Comment

Round-up of responses to the golfer’s call for an explanation.

# cowengate - Thursday 16 September, 2010

Philip Walton writes angry letter to Taoiseach over impersonations
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# Cowengate

Philip Walton writes angry letter to Taoiseach over impersonations

Sep 16th 2010, 10:40 PM 1,938 Views 1 Comment

And on it goes… Golfer Philip Walton asks; what’s so funny?

# cowengate - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

Cowen apologises for radio interview
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# Cowengate

Cowen apologises for radio interview

Sep 15th 2010, 7:15 PM 692 Views 1 Comment

The Taoiseach says that he never intended to disrespect the Irish people.

Cowengate: Top of the YouTube charts
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From The Daily Edge
# Cowengate

Cowengate: Top of the YouTube charts

Sep 15th 2010, 2:33 PM 357 Views 0 Comments

First the Morning Ireland goes top of the news. Now it’s the most viewed video on YouTube today.

77% have no confidence in Cowen - Liveline text poll
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# Cowengate

77% have no confidence in Cowen - Liveline text poll

Sep 15th 2010, 2:33 PM 345 Views 0 Comments

Was Cowengate to blame for a second spike in bond prices?
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Was Cowengate to blame for a second spike in bond prices?

Sep 15th 2010, 9:39 AM 523 Views 2 Comments

Irish bond prices took a moderate increase yesterday – was a ‘hoarse’ early-morning interview to blame?

Cowengate: round-up of world coverage
# Boozy Brian?
# Boozy Brian?

Cowengate: round-up of world coverage

Sep 15th 2010, 8:33 AM 1,785 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach’s denial of rumours he was drunk on air made headlines across the globe.

# cowengate - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

Cowen condemns ‘hungover’ comments as “a new low”
# Boozy Brian?
# Boozy Brian?

Cowen condemns ‘hungover’ comments as “a new low”

Sep 14th 2010, 3:05 PM 154 Views 0 Comments

“It’s well known that the Taoiseach suffers from congestion sometimes”
# Boozy Brian?
# Boozy Brian?

“It’s well known that the Taoiseach suffers from congestion sometimes”

Sep 14th 2010, 12:31 PM 608 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil ministers rally around the ‘hoarse’ and ‘congested’ Taoiseach after his controversial Morning Ireland interview.

Cowen denies being hungover on morning radio interview
# Boozy Brian?
# Boozy Brian?

Cowen denies being hungover on morning radio interview

Sep 14th 2010, 11:28 AM 2,254 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach gives an interview on Ireland’s most listened-to radio show – in which he sounds a little worse for wear.