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#Bertie Ahern

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum Brexit

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum

In the op-ed in the Irish Times, they describe Brexit as ” the most serious threat to peace in the North and to the union in our lifetime”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wondered had I turned into Rip Van Winkle,' Bertie Ahern tells UK Brexit committee Commons Committee

'I wondered had I turned into Rip Van Winkle,' Bertie Ahern tells UK Brexit committee

The former Taoiseach insisted repeatedly that “Northern Ireland is not the same as the rest of the UK”.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair have both ripped into Theresa May's handling of Brexit Tag Team This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair have both ripped into Theresa May's handling of Brexit

The former Taoiseach and former Prime Minister were speaking separately.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time Who Do You Think You Are This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern opens up about his grandfather's suicide for the first time

Maurice Ahern died “due to shock and haemorrhage due to gunshot wounds to the chest, self-inflicted”.

You probably won't believe how much money Bertie Ahern spent on makeup back when he was Taoiseach

Even if you wanted to spend that much in a week, you’d find it tough.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie on Brexit: 'As good Irish people we're always there to help and support the British in their hour of need' John Hume Lecture

Bertie on Brexit: 'As good Irish people we're always there to help and support the British in their hour of need'

Speaking at the Magill Summer School, the former Taoiseach added: “Just make sure you don’t do anything to damage us. “

From TheJournal.ie Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down' Beyond Brexit

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'

Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton shared a stage in Dublin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie What exactly did the Mahon Tribunal find against Bertie Ahern? Explainer

What exactly did the Mahon Tribunal find against Bertie Ahern?

The former Taoiseach recently walked out of an interview after being asked about the Tribunal’s findings.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal Conflict Zone This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal

“I’ve dealt with that issue and I am not saying any more about that issue.”

From TheJournal.ie David Trimble just aimed a sly dig at the Taoiseach Like Its 1999

David Trimble just aimed a sly dig at the Taoiseach

The former leader of the UUP has strong opinions on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton on sleepless nights in 1998, Bertie trying to keep him up till dawn and Northern Ireland's similarities with Black Panther 20 Years

Bill Clinton on sleepless nights in 1998, Bertie trying to keep him up till dawn and Northern Ireland's similarities with Black Panther

Bill Clinton shared his memories of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, 20 years ago today.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement? 20 Years On

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?

The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.

From TheJournal.ie Advice for Leo? We asked two former Taoisigh for some pointers ahead of today's Trump visit The Shamrock Trip

Advice for Leo? We asked two former Taoisigh for some pointers ahead of today's Trump visit

Bertie Ahern and John Bruton reflect on their visits to the White House.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern says he's been 'talking to Simon Coveney' about the ongoing Stormont talks Ear To The Ground

Bertie Ahern says he's been 'talking to Simon Coveney' about the ongoing Stormont talks

Ahern also questioned Micheál Martin’s criticism of the government.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Brexit politician says Ireland should be more positive and 'will have to pay' for any hard border Brexit

Pro-Brexit politician says Ireland should be more positive and 'will have to pay' for any hard border

Kate Hoey said that Ireland needed to be more positive about Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'God knows what will happen': Bertie's cryptic answer on if he'll run for president Not Ruling It Out

'God knows what will happen': Bertie's cryptic answer on if he'll run for president

Rejoining Fianna Fáil would be the first hurdle an Ahern candidacy would have to overcome.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin says he hasn't changed his mind about Bertie Ahern rejoining Fianna Fáil Not So Fast

Micheál Martin says he hasn't changed his mind about Bertie Ahern rejoining Fianna Fáil

Martin said Ahern’s old cumman were ‘mischievous’ in sending the letter of request yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest RIP This post contains images

Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest

The former Taoiseach’s life was remembered in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern: Ireland leaving the EU would be an 'act of insanity' We're Staying

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen says he 'deeply regrets' the number of jobs lost during the recession Greatest Hardship

Brian Cowen says he 'deeply regrets' the number of jobs lost during the recession

Despite this, however, the former Taoiseach defended his government’s policies in the downturn.

From TheJournal.ie 'That could change the game': Bertie Ahern weighs in on Mary Lou as Sinn Féin leader Republican Coalition

'That could change the game': Bertie Ahern weighs in on Mary Lou as Sinn Féin leader

He also said he wouldn’t mind rejoining Fianna Fáil and said the EU deal on Northern Ireland was no big deal.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie was back in Leinster House today and he managed to take a dig at Sinn Féin Bertie's Back
From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU Border

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... The 65,000-seat 'Bertie Bowl' stadium in west Dublin? The Bert

Whatever happened to... The 65,000-seat 'Bertie Bowl' stadium in west Dublin?

Sports-mad former taoiseach Bertie Ahern wanted to build a huge stadium in Abbottstown.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to... The 65,000-seat 'Bertie Bowl' stadium in west Dublin? The Bert

Whatever happened to... The 65,000-seat 'Bertie Bowl' stadium in west Dublin?

Sports-mad former taoiseach Bertie Ahern wanted to build a huge stadium in Abbottstown.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern says Arlene Foster is "crazy and dangerous" to question power sharing Good Friday Agreement

Bertie Ahern says Arlene Foster is "crazy and dangerous" to question power sharing

The DUP has raised the prospect of renegotiation.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't think he is immortal': Gerry's leadership remains unfazed after recent scandals Gerry Adams

'I don't think he is immortal': Gerry's leadership remains unfazed after recent scandals

There were mutterings that Adams might have met his threshold of controversies, but he remains to see another day.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie 'understands' why Adams won't name IRA commander in Stack murder Brian Stack

Bertie 'understands' why Adams won't name IRA commander in Stack murder

Adams has repeatedly refused to name the man.

From TheJournal.ie Comeback on hold?: Nearly 75% of people don't want Bertie back Return Of The Bert

Comeback on hold?: Nearly 75% of people don't want Bertie back

Fewer than one people in five think Fianna Fáil should let him back in.

From TheJournal.ie Not going away: Bertie sat down for a big weekend interview to talk about his future Sunday Independent

Not going away: Bertie sat down for a big weekend interview to talk about his future

“Circumstances have changed a lot,” since his decision to quit Fianna Fáil, the former party leader insisted.

From TheJournal.ie 'Give Bertie Ahern a break, he's off doing his gardening' Flower Power

'Give Bertie Ahern a break, he's off doing his gardening'

“If he applies to join Fianna Fáil, I’ll come back to you.”

From TheJournal.ie Bertie's potential comeback: What happens now? Explainer

Bertie's potential comeback: What happens now?

His local branch in Dublin wants him back. Why did he leave, and what happens next?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is Fianna Fáil right to ask Bertie to come back? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Fianna Fáil right to ask Bertie to come back?

Fianna Fáil Dublin Central chair Brian Mohan said that Bertie “deserves a second chance”.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern is "iffy" about how the Garda dispute was resolved Under Pressure

Bertie Ahern is "iffy" about how the Garda dispute was resolved

The former Taoiseach isn’t sure if gardaí should have access to industrial relations mechanisms.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern is feeling good about Fianna Fáil's general election chances Lovely Jubbly

Bertie Ahern is feeling good about Fianna Fáil's general election chances

He thinks Micheál Martin could be the next Taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern-brokered peace deal ends long-running handball dispute Croke Park

Bertie Ahern-brokered peace deal ends long-running handball dispute

The GAA and the Irish Handball Council Sport Centre have finally reached an agreement after years of bitter rivalry.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern says Brexit would be "negative in every way" Getting Involved

Bertie Ahern says Brexit would be "negative in every way"

The UK will go to the polls to vote on leaving the EU on 23 June.

From TheJournal.ie This master dealmaker has some advice for Fianna Fáil about going in with Fine Gael The Word Of The Bert
From TheJournal.ie Uno duce, una voce: The story behind THAT infamous PJ Mara remark Showtime

Uno duce, una voce: The story behind THAT infamous PJ Mara remark

The late Fianna Fáil advisor came to public prominence in 1985 after an infamous comment about Charlie Haughey… and accompanying goose step.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie says crisis caused by 'Joe Soap and Mary Soap' getting too many loans 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.

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