Sunday 30 April 2017

'When I handed over we were in a good position' - Ahern remains defiant

Bertie Ahern, arrives to attend the banking enquiry
Bertie Ahern, arrives to attend the banking enquiry
Bertie Ahern told Michael McGrath, above, he would have liked to have stayed on as Taoiseach for another 18 months
Pearse Doherty

Colm Kelpie and Clodagh Sheehy

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern says the economy was fundamentally sound when he stood down in 2008 - just six months before the start of the recession and the banking crisis.

 

Irish Independent

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