Portraits in Power: Brian Cowen

Brian Cowen was regarded as one of Bertie Ahern’s most able lieutenants, but his time as Taoiseach would be haunted by decisions he made as finance minister during the boom, writes Cathal Mac Coille

11th August, 2019

Party: Fianna Fáil

Constituency: Laois-Offaly

In office: May 2008-March 2011

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