Mahon Tribunal: Only resting in his account

Bertie Ahern's explanations for the cash deposits that boosted his bank balance were simply too far-fetched for the Mahon Tribunal to believe, writes Pat Leahy.

24th March, 2012
Mahon Tribunal: Only resting in his account
Bertie Ahern.

Bertie Ahern dominated Irish politics for almost a decade and a half. He came to the leadership of the Fianna Fáil party in November 1994, at a time when it was in deep crisis, split by the legacy of the Haughey years and having been embarrassingly ejected from government in the wake of the Harry Whelehan affair.

Within three years, he had brought it back into government after a comprehensive general election triumph. He...

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