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#Former Taoiseach

# former-taoiseach - Last month October 2022

Border poll would not have a ‘hope in hell’ of passing at present, says Bertie Ahern
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

Border poll would not have a ‘hope in hell’ of passing at present, says Bertie Ahern

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 7:11 PM 22,162 Views 52 Comments

He was invited to the Oireachtas Committee due to his work on the Good Friday Agreement.

# former-taoiseach - Last year 2021

Enda Kenny says it's time to 'move on' from golfgate as he rules out presidential ambitions
# Former Taoiseach
# Former Taoiseach

Enda Kenny says it's time to 'move on' from golfgate as he rules out presidential ambitions

Apr 3rd 2021, 1:50 PM 68,281 Views 118 Comments

The former taoiseach played golf at the event but did not attend the controversial dinner.

# former-taoiseach - All time

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen 'making steady recovery' following stroke last year, Barry Cowen says
# Recovery
# Recovery

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen 'making steady recovery' following stroke last year, Barry Cowen says

Jun 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 73,252 Views 27 Comments

Barry Cowen was speaking this morning after being appointed Minister for Agriculture over the weekend.

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen 'hopes to walk again soon' following stroke last year
# Recovery
# Recovery

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen 'hopes to walk again soon' following stroke last year

Feb 12th 2020, 8:21 AM 40,034 Views 21 Comments

“For us all, it’s encouraging he’s making progress,” his family said.

Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home

Nov 20th 2019, 6:45 AM 30,096 Views 36 Comments

An archaeological discovery of “medium-high” significance was made at the Knocklyon site earlier this year.

Varadkar signs book of condolence for 'true patriot' Liam Cosgrave as tributes continue
# Former Taoiseach
# Former Taoiseach

Varadkar signs book of condolence for 'true patriot' Liam Cosgrave as tributes continue

Oct 5th 2017, 2:05 PM 19,030 Views 84 Comments

Cosgrave was the last-remaining former Taoiseach born before the formation of the Irish State.

Bertie Ahern: Ireland leaving the EU would be an 'act of insanity'
# We're Staying
# We're Staying

Bertie Ahern: Ireland leaving the EU would be an 'act of insanity'

Jul 28th 2017, 1:05 PM 23,180 Views 176 Comments

He has reiterated his comments that there is no support for an Irexit.

Mystery surrounds the work of Bertie's €265k secretaries
# Expenses
# Expenses

Mystery surrounds the work of Bertie's €265k secretaries

Aug 28th 2011, 1:06 PM 2,853 Views 67 Comments

A report in today’s Sunday Times has revealed that €265,000 has been allotted to Bertie Ahern since he stepped down in 2008 for ‘secretarial services’ relating to his role as a former Taoiseach.