End of the road for Ahern dynasty in Dublin

The Ahern political dynasty has taken a pounding with Maurice Ahern, brother of former taoiseach Bertie Ahern, performing extremely poorly in the Dublin Central by election and struggling to retain his Dublin City Council seat.

6th June, 2009

The Ahern political dynasty has taken a pounding with Maurice Ahern, brother of former taoiseach Bertie Ahern, performing extremely poorly in the Dublin Central by election and struggling to retain his Dublin City Council seat.

Ahern’s share of first preference votes in the by-election vote was just 12 per cent, putting him in fifth place after the first count. This was a little more than a quarter of the 44.5 per cent that Fianna Fáil...

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