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Posted on 27 August 2018 | 2:27 am
Let's take a look back at Ireland's very own
DailyEdge.ieLet's take a look back at Ireland's very own royal wedding: Nicky Byrne and Georgina Ahern's marriageDailyEdge.ieOne of Ireland's biggest pop-stars was about to marry the daughter of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Hello! had paid €850,000 for exclusive coverage of the event and RTÉ News called it an “irresistible blend of showbiz and politics.” It was peak Celtic Tiger.
Posted on 25 August 2018 | 12:10 pm
Former taoisigh react to Pope Francis
Irish TimesFormer taoisigh react to Pope Francis comments at Dublin CastleIrish TimesMr Ahern thought the Taoiseach's speech was “very good” particularly “where he acknowledged the huge role that the Catholic Church had played since the foundation of the State, what has made us and at the same time acknowledging the problems that are ...and more »
Posted on 25 August 2018 | 8:10 am
Haughey in difficulty, Ahern under pressure
Irish TimesHaughey in difficulty, Ahern under pressure and Reynolds 'not impressive'Irish TimesOf the other challengers, he noted that Bertie Ahern, (Minister for Labour) was “self-confessedly too inexperienced to stand but may hope to become Minister of Finance ... He is influential in Dublin and seen as a king-maker.” By the envoy's next ...and more »
Posted on 24 August 2018 | 3:42 am
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern says Brexit
Irish MirrorFormer Taoiseach Bertie Ahern says Brexit transition period won't happen until after next British general electionIrish MirrorThe Brexit transition period will be stretched out until after the next British general election, Bertie Ahern believes. The former Taoiseach predicted resolving the UK's relationship with the EU would be put off until after the country goes to the ...Ahern: Brexit transition kicked down the road until after UK general electionIrish Examinerall 7 news articles »
Posted on 23 August 2018 | 8:35 am
ALISON O'CONNOR: Opportunistic government
Fine Gael, as we know, did not broker this historic agreement. It was the responsibility of former Fianna Fáil Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, both now discredited in their own ways. However the magnificence of sorting ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:28 pm
Stormont institutions look set for collapse
Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern said yesterday it was a "time for cool heads", as he confirmed revelations by ex-justice minister Michael McDowell that the British and Irish governments believed allowing an "inert IRA" to continue in existence would help ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:08 pm
Fianna Fáil are steaming ahead on route to
The party's main core value through the eras of Charlie Haughey, Albert Reynolds and Bertie Ahern was to be in power, irrespective of the ideology of its coalition partner. As a result, if you're an FF supporter and any of the following - a farmer active ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:37 am
Ex-PM says 'unarmed IRA filled vacuum'
Former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern has said it was envisaged the Provisional IRA would remain as an unarmed group. Mr Ahern, who was a key player in the Northern Ireland peace process, told The Irish Times "it was a time for cool heads".
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:06 am
Bertie Ahern says unarmed IRA was envisaged
Former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern has said it was envisaged the Provisional IRA would remain as an unarmed group. He said this was to prevent a vacuum that could be filled by dissident republican groups. Unionists are prepared to bring down Northern ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:23 pm