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The bailout in quotes: from denial to deal
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The bailout in quotes: from denial to deal

Nov 21st 2011, 8:20 AM 2,886 Views 20 Comments

A year after the government announced it was negotiating a bailout deal, TheJournal.ie takes a look back over the comments and quotes of the bailout.

In pictures: The bailout, as it happened
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In pictures: The bailout, as it happened

Nov 21st 2011, 7:49 AM 2,123 Views 5 Comments

On 21 November 2010 it was confirmed that Ireland was to seek international help in dealing with the economic crisis

Fianna Fáil was doomed by its own political model - documentary
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Fianna Fáil was doomed by its own political model - documentary

Nov 14th 2011, 8:00 AM 1,035 Views 20 Comments

Plus, party members say Brian Cowen’s 2011 cabinet reshuffle attempt was the catalyst for his demise.

Cowen's ministers felt pressured to approve bank guarantee - documentary
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Cowen's ministers felt pressured to approve bank guarantee - documentary

Nov 7th 2011, 7:45 AM 1,669 Views 37 Comments

Cabinet ministers at the time of the far-reaching 2008 bank guarantee say they were given little time – and no alternatives – when considering the move.

In pictures: What are Bertie and Brian doing in the Áras?
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In pictures: What are Bertie and Brian doing in the Áras?

Nov 4th 2011, 5:44 PM 2,193 Views 56 Comments

The boys/former taoisigh are back in town for a ‘thank you’ reception by President McAleese for her Council of State.

Ahern claimed €377k in expenses since leaving office
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Ahern claimed €377k in expenses since leaving office

Oct 5th 2011, 11:45 AM 47,343 Views 86 Comments

Details provided to Wicklow TD Anne Ferris show that the ‘Teflon Taoiseach’ has claimed over €10,000 in phone expenses alone.

Brian Cowen 'influenced by bar-room buddies'
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Brian Cowen 'influenced by bar-room buddies'

Sep 7th 2011, 9:54 PM 2,318 Views 24 Comments

TV3 documentary series hears of Cowen clique while Sean Haughey says Bertie had potential to be back-stabber.

Bank guarantee was ‘panic rather than a plan’, says former UK chancellor
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Bank guarantee was ‘panic rather than a plan’, says former UK chancellor

Sep 7th 2011, 8:47 AM 631 Views 11 Comments

Alistair Darling has given his own insight into the decisions taken by Brian Lenihan at the time of the bank guarantee.

Column: Emigrants give plenty back to Ireland, so why can't we vote?
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Column: Emigrants give plenty back to Ireland, so why can't we vote?

Jul 4th 2011, 7:00 PM 143 Views 38 Comments

Politicians laugh off the fact that people are being forced to leave. They wouldn’t if they faced the consequences at the polls, writes Noreen Bowden.

Former Taoisigh pay tribute to Brian Lenihan
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Former Taoisigh pay tribute to Brian Lenihan

Jun 10th 2011, 1:28 PM 1,373 Views 25 Comments

Brian Cowen and Bertie Ahern paid tribute to their former party colleague who served as a minister in their governments.

Geoghegan-Quinn got EU job ‘because Barroso demanded a female nominee’ – WikiLeaks
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Geoghegan-Quinn got EU job ‘because Barroso demanded a female nominee’ – WikiLeaks

May 31st 2011, 7:43 AM 761 Views 0 Comments

Cables given to the Irish Independent suggest that the European Commission urged Ireland to choose a female commissioner.

Sideline cut: Ciaran Murphy's pitchside perspective
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Sideline cut: Ciaran Murphy's pitchside perspective

May 30th 2011, 1:37 PM 1,177 Views 0 Comments

Radio’s own Ciaran Murphy will spend the summer reporting on the GAA action at championship Ground Zero. We’re going to tag along.

Brian Lenihan "disappointed" by former Taoiseach Brian Cowen's performance
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Brian Lenihan "disappointed" by former Taoiseach Brian Cowen's performance

Mar 15th 2011, 8:50 AM 1,069 Views 0 Comments

Duo had good working and personal relationship, but Lenihan felt he could not criticise Fianna Fail leadership due to his role as Finance Minister, he revealed in an interview.

In numbers: Brian Cowen's tenure as Taoiseach
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In numbers: Brian Cowen's tenure as Taoiseach

Mar 9th 2011, 6:04 PM 3,698 Views 0 Comments

As one administration takes power, another steps down – so here’s some condensed figures on the Brian Cowen era.

Almost one in four beds in the hospital Cowen launched remain closed
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Almost one in four beds in the hospital Cowen launched remain closed

Mar 4th 2011, 3:58 PM 959 Views 0 Comments

Outgoing Taoiseach officially opened the Midland General Hospital in Tullamore yesterday but HSE figures show that despite local waiting lists, 89 out of a possible 320 beds lie empty.

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat
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Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat

Mar 3rd 2011, 4:52 PM 2,421 Views 0 Comments

Ousted TD gets seat – but just for a few weeks until Seanad election.

Ned O'Keeffe says army coup a 'real possibility' in Ireland
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Ned O'Keeffe says army coup a 'real possibility' in Ireland

Feb 16th 2011, 3:43 PM 11,133 Views 0 Comments

The retiring Fianna Fail TD told TheJournal.ie that he stands by the comments.

Are these two brothers Ireland's youngest entrepreneurs?
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Are these two brothers Ireland's youngest entrepreneurs?

Feb 16th 2011, 1:57 PM 5,080 Views 0 Comments

Brian Cowen, Gerry Adams and Daniel O’Donnell are all pushing pens created by the tween craftsmen.

Daily Fix: Thursday
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Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 10th 2011, 8:08 PM 1,426 Views 0 Comments

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail…

Naked Brian Cowen pictures make a comeback
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Naked Brian Cowen pictures make a comeback

Feb 8th 2011, 6:21 PM 4,545 Views 1 Comment

Dublin pub has ‘Biffo on the Bog’ and other controversial nude portrait of Taoiseach on display for general election.

Ireland's corporate tax rate comes under pressure at EU summit
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Ireland's corporate tax rate comes under pressure at EU summit

Feb 5th 2011, 11:21 AM 1,302 Views 0 Comments

Germany and France present proposals for strengthening European economies at Eurozone summit, and put pressure on Ireland over harmonising corporate tax base.

Daily Fix: Friday
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Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 4th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,259 Views 0 Comments

Politicians blow hot and cold with Vincent Browne; James Reilly is on his tod with the girls; and the sun shines on a Fine Gael/Labour coalition.

Boozing Biffo back-stabbed: how Taiwan saw the FF Heave
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Boozing Biffo back-stabbed: how Taiwan saw the FF Heave

Feb 4th 2011, 10:22 AM 793 Views 0 Comments

THAT Taiwanese animation company has revisited Ireland post-bailout – and thinks Micheál Martin is a violent guy.

Cowen name to appear again on the ballot sheets in Laois/Offaly
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Cowen name to appear again on the ballot sheets in Laois/Offaly

Feb 2nd 2011, 8:25 AM 1,126 Views 0 Comments

Barry Cowen will run in his brother’s old constituency, which has already been the scene of several public battles over selection procedures.

How Brian bowed out - and how the other leaders waved goodbye
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How Brian bowed out - and how the other leaders waved goodbye

Feb 1st 2011, 5:48 PM 1,574 Views 0 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle called him “Taoiseach Bertie Ahern” but Cowen got a standing ovation for speech as four other party leaders fired the first shots of the election campaign.

Cowen's brother declares interest in Laois/Offaly seat
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Cowen's brother declares interest in Laois/Offaly seat

Feb 1st 2011, 8:55 AM 1,009 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach said yesterday he would not contest election, but his brother might be selected as a Fianna Fáil candidate for the Laois/Offaly constituency tonight.

30th Dáil to be dissolved today: a timeline
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30th Dáil to be dissolved today: a timeline

Feb 1st 2011, 8:26 AM 509 Views 0 Comments

The last Taoiseach and party leader speeches of this Dáil will be held this afternoon, before Cowen heads to the Park to request the Dáil’s dissolution.

Brian Cowen will not contest election
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Brian Cowen will not contest election

Jan 31st 2011, 7:45 PM 1,590 Views 0 Comments

Tonight Brian Cowen has announced with “a heavy heart” that he will not run in the upcoming general election.

Martin concedes: FF could support FG minority government
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Martin concedes: FF could support FG minority government

Jan 29th 2011, 4:18 PM 2,264 Views 3 Comments

The end of the Civil War? If Fine Gael pledge to enact the Four Year Plan, Fianna Fáil would return the Tallaght Strategy.

Cowen confirms Dáil dissolution request for Tuesday
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Cowen confirms Dáil dissolution request for Tuesday

Jan 28th 2011, 9:43 AM 932 Views 0 Comments

As the Finance Bill is sent to the Seanad, Brian Cowen confirms he’ll wait until Tuesday before going to the Park.