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#Brian Cowen

From TheJournal.ie Fire and fury: Ireland’s first post-Tiger austerity budget In The Mire

Fire and fury: Ireland’s first post-Tiger austerity budget

Brian Lenihan delivered his first Budget 10 years ago, just when Ireland was on the brink of economic ruin.

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 Enda Kenny got an honorary doctorate at NUIG today Dr Kenny

Enda Kenny got an honorary doctorate at NUIG today

He follows other former Taoisigh in receiving the award.

From TheJournal.ie There may be trouble ahead: A look back to the Budget of a decade ago Let's Face The Music

There may be trouble ahead: A look back to the Budget of a decade ago

The Celtic Tiger was about to stop roaring.

From The42 Former Taoiseach Cowen mediates in crunch Offaly hurling talks Faithful

Former Taoiseach Cowen mediates in crunch Offaly hurling talks

Cowen, a renowned Offaly GAA follower, is the high-profile figure who has agreed to step in to oversee negotiations.

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 Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen has been awarded an honorary doctorate Dublin Castle

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen has been awarded an honorary doctorate

Academics at the Dublin Castle ceremony reflected on a political career that encompassed four ministries and a premiership.

From TheJournal.ie Simon and Leo beware - not everyone who inherits a country ends up enjoying it Poison Chalice

Simon and Leo beware - not everyone who inherits a country ends up enjoying it

Ruling a country without having been elected can be an endeavour fraught with danger.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen has joined the board of a European think tank funded by big business Back In The Game

Brian Cowen has joined the board of a European think tank funded by big business

Ex-Taoiseach John Bruton has also joined the board of the Institute of International and European Affairs.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Hanafin slammed by Brian Cowen's wife in deleted Facebook post Fianna Fáil

Mary Hanafin slammed by Brian Cowen's wife in deleted Facebook post

Mary Molloy Cowen made the remarks in a post which has since been deleted.

From TheJournal.ie The Tánaiste called Barry Cowen a baby and told him to "shut up" in the Dáil today Lads Will Ye Stop
From TheJournal.ie We're being promised lots of shiny things - but here's what WON'T be in Budget 2016 Looking Back

We're being promised lots of shiny things - but here's what WON'T be in Budget 2016

The past is a foreign country, they say.

From TheJournal.ie It's exactly five years since Brian Cowen gave THAT interview on Morning Ireland Garglegate
From TheJournal.ie 'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan' Seanadigans

'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan'

Fianna Fáil senator Terry Leyden made his comments as the Seanad discussed the Greek crisis this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Cowen and Bertie under pressure to refuse 'disgusting' pension boosts Top-ups

Cowen and Bertie under pressure to refuse 'disgusting' pension boosts

Several former cabinet ministers are in line for pension increases under the new public sector pay deal.

From TheJournal.ie Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee? Sitting Around

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?

Brendan McDonagh spent four hours at government buildings on the night of 29 September 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful" Banking Inquiry

Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful"

Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

The UK Budget, Nama’s NI portfolio and Brian Cowen before the banking inquiry had people talking today.

From TheJournal.ie 11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry The Life Of Brian This post contains videos

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry

The former Taoiseach defended the bank guarantee and got a badly-needed toilet break.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo Conspiracy Theories This post contains videos

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday and here’s all the news you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday! Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Brian Cowen before the Banking Inquiry, a Leaving Cert paper and the death of Val Doonican had people talking.

From TheJournal.ie 9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far) The Life Of Brian

9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

From TheJournal.ie Watch a bullish Brian Cowen clash with this Fine Gael TD... loads The Life Of Brian This post contains videos

Watch a bullish Brian Cowen clash with this Fine Gael TD... loads

“No, hold it for a moment!”

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry Fianna Fáil Days This post contains videos

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry

The former Taoiseach discussed his time as finance minister.

From TheJournal.ie Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister? State Of The Nation

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday and here’s all the news you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty Stonewalling

Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty

The former finance minister strongly defended Fianna Fáil’s policies.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend! Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall Bailout Secret

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

From TheJournal.ie 'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke Fianna Fáil Family

'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke

The former minister has said Brian Cowen’s evidence at the banking inquiry will be “very illuminating”.

From TheJournal.ie 'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple' Good Guys Vs Bad Guys

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

From TheJournal.ie Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat' Bank Guarantee

Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'

The former secretary general at the Department of Finance has been giving evidence at the banking inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie 'Whatever questions are put to Brian he won't be found wanting' Brothers In Arms This post contains videos

'Whatever questions are put to Brian he won't be found wanting'

We asked Barry Cowen about his brother’s appearance before the banking inquiry next month.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year Pensions

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year

The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.

From TheJournal.ie 'People who restrict the freedom of movement of others are fascists' Brian Cowen Protest

'People who restrict the freedom of movement of others are fascists'

Micheál Martin has some strong words for protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen made a rare public appearance, and was asked about the banking crash Mistakes Were Made

Brian Cowen made a rare public appearance, and was asked about the banking crash

Brian Cowen told reporters he was looking forward to his appearance at the Banking Inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen won't be at the banking inquiry until July - and it's already cost €2m Showtime

Brian Cowen won't be at the banking inquiry until July - and it's already cost €2m

The former taoiseach will appear before the inquiry along with several other key figures from the crash this summer.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions Banking Inquiry

Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions

‘Nexus’ is coming their way…

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