Ahern added Larkin name to board list
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern added the name of his former girlfriend to a State board after the list had been announced by Enterprise Minister Micheal Martin.
Mr Martin announced the names of 12 members of the board of the new National Consumer Agency in a press release on June 6. The name of Celia Larkin was then added by the Taoiseach.
The Government was struggling last night to contain a row over the appointment. Opposition politicians accused the Taoiseach of operating a policy of "jobs for the girls."