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Can't lose: McCreevys win €11,000 while Ahern gets $40,000 a lecture

Published 27/07/2011 | 05:00

The old Celtic Tiger guard were laughing all the way to the bank at the Galway Festival last night.

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Noleen McCreevy, left, celebrated winning over €11,000 after her horse 'Catch the Eye' won its race to the obvious delight of former Finance Minister Charlie, centre. Also enjoying the evening was ex-Taoiseach Bertie Ahern who is charging American companies a fortune to present a new lecture -- about how he transformed our economy.

The man targeted by many as the architect of our crippling recession is charging more than $40,000 (€27,554) a time for speaking engagements with the elite Washington Speakers Bureau.

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