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# The Life of Bert

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# The Life of Bert
Bertie says crisis caused by 'Joe Soap and Mary Soap' getting too many loans
The former taoiseach has given the BBC his verdict on the cause of Ireland’s financial meltdown.
# The Life of Bert
Bertie: I'd absolutely nothing to do with the bank guarantee
The former taoiseach said he had “long left government” by the time of the September 2008 guarantee. He was gone four months.
# The Life of Bert
Why is Bertie really really very worried?
The former taoiseach isn’t confident about Sunday.
# The Book of Bert
13 great Bertieisms at the banking inquiry
Bertie Ahern may have upset the apple tart with some of his comments this week.
# The Life of Bert
9 things we learned from Bertie at the banking inquiry
The former taoiseach spent several hours before the inquiry today. Here’s what we found out…