Monday February 24, 2020

There should be no way back to public life for Ahern

17th February, 2019

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern’s long, slow rehabilitation continued last week with his appearance before an influential Brexit committee in the House of Commons.

His appearance was covered in detail by British and Irish media, as he gave the kind of plain-spoken performance that once formed the basis of his broad popularity with Irish voters during the Celtic Tiger years.

It raised the inevitable questions about whether Ahern would – after nearly 15 years...

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