Ahern’s humiliation marks the changing of the guard
Maurice Ahern by name, Bertie Ahern by nature? Based on the results of the Dublin Central by election, the answer is a definitive ‘no’.
Maurice Ahern by name, Bertie Ahern by nature? Based on the results of the Dublin Central by election, the answer is a definitive ‘no’. Maurice Ahern, the 72-yearold brother of the former taoiseach, secured just 12 per cent of the first preference vote, placing him in a lowly fifth out of nine candidates on the ballot paper.
The turnaround was dramatic. Two years ago, with his brother Bertie on the ballot paper, Fianna Fáil...
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