No one had the guts to burst Ahern's bubble

We knew before the 2007 general election that Bertie Ahern's explanations for the tens of thousands of pounds sloshing through his bank accounts were lies.

24th March, 2012
No one had the guts to burst Ahern's bubble
Fine Gael and Labour have the nerve to engage in guff about standards in public life, yet they couldn't raise a cheep about it precisely at the time when it was most relevant.

We knew before the 2007 general election that Bertie Ahern's explanations for the tens of thousands of pounds sloshing through his bank accounts, the steel safes in St Luke's and in his ministerial office at the Department of Finance, and his then partner Celia Larkin's own accounts were lies. We knew that the stories of the house at 44 Beresford Avenue, Drumcondra, were lies. We knew the "digout" stories were untruths.

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