Thursday 18 January 2018

In Pictures: Life of former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave, who has has died aged 97

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POWER: Tanaiste Brendan Corish, left, and Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave pictured in 1976
POWER: Tanaiste Brendan Corish, left, and Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave pictured in 1976
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave in 1977
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave and his wife Vera at Leopardstown Racecourse
Liam Cosgrave as Taoiseach in 1973
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave with his daughter-in-law Joan and his son Liam T
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave looks at a picture of his father, WT Cosgrave, who presided over the reopening of the refurbished GPO in 1929. Photo: Damien Eagers
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave donated his father's WT Cosgrave papers to the Royal Irish Academy,Dawson street,Dublin Mr.Cosgrave is holding a picture of his father ( on right- smaller of the two men ) disguised as a holy Brother when he was on the run in 1920. Picture: Tom Burke
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave. Photo: Fergal Phillips
Ireland talks: Ted Heath at the time of the Sunningdale talks with, from left, Oliver Napier of the Allliance Party, Liam Cosgrave, Brian Faulkner and Gerry Fitt
A young Liam Cosgrave (on right) with his brother Michael and his parents, WT Cosgrave and his wife Louisa, at the official opening of Ardnacrusha power station on July 22, 1929
THE OLD GUARD: Liam Cosgrave of Fine Gael and Jack Lynch of Fianna Fail in 1981
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave with Siobhn Fitzpatrick,the Academy's Librarian who took receipt of the papers at the ceremony marking the donation of his father's WT Cosgrave papers to the Royal Irish Academy,Dawson street,Dublin yesterday .Picture: Tom Burke
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave with his daughter Mary at the ceremony marking the donation of his father's WT Cosgrave papers to the Royal Irish Academy,Dawson street, Dublin yesterday. Picture: Tom Burke
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave heading to see the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Dublin v Kerry, at Croke Park, Dublin today. Picture by Fergal Phillips. 20/9/15
Former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave at the ceremony in the graveyard, where his father, former President WT Cosgrave, is buried. Photo: Damien Eagers
Taoiseach Enda Kenny with former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave

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