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  Ahern, Bertie
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationFianna Fáil  
<-  2015-01-01  
 
NameBertie Ahern
Address
Dublin, , Ireland
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born September 12, 1951 (68 years)
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Jun 28, 2016 04:36pm
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InfoPatrick Bartholomew "Bertie" Ahern (Irish: Pádraig Parthalán Ó hEachthairn, born 12 September 1951) is an Irish politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland from 26 June 1997 to 7 May 2008.

Ahern has been a Teachta Dála (TD) since 1977 and he represents the constituency of Dublin Central. He served in the governments of Charles Haughey and Albert Reynolds as Minister for Labour (1987–1991) and Minister for Finance (1991–1994). He also served briefly as Tánaiste after the break-up of Albert Reynolds' coalition government. In 1994 he was elected sixth leader of Fianna Fáil.

In an address delivered to the media outside government buildings on the 2 April 2008, while highlighting the successes of his leadership, he announced his intention to resign the office of Taoiseach and as leader of Fianna Fáil. Bertie Ahern duly resigned as Taoiseach on 6 May 2008.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
01/20/2005-01/20/2005 TNS/MRBI 60.00% ( 0.0) 33.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0)
05/22/2004-05/22/2004 Irish Times 43.00% ( 0.0) 51.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
03/21/2004-03/21/2004 The Sunday Independent 43.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 28, 2004 12:00am News Ahern in Mexico for two-day summit  Article Some say... 
Mar 17, 2004 12:00am News Good Friday accord 'is only way'  Article Easily Offended Man 
Mar 16, 2004 12:00am News Ahern off to US for St Patrick's Day  Article Easily Offended Man 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.00000 Average

FAMILY
Father Con Ahern 0000-
Brother Maurice Ahern 0000-
Brother Noel Ahern 1944-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/19/2009 European Council - President Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  06/06/2007 Taoiseach Won 51.20% (+20.48%)
  05/24/2007 Irish Dail - Dublin Central Won 25.26% (+10.61%)
  03/24/2004 European Council - President Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/17/2002 Irish Dail - Dublin Central Won 31.97% (+15.32%)
  05/17/2002 Taoiseach Won 53.61% (+34.94%)
  06/06/1997 Taoiseach Won 53.70% (+7.41%)
  06/06/1997 Irish Dail - Dublin Central Won 34.06% (+19.34%)
  12/19/1994 Fianna Fáil Leadership Election Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/19/1994 Ireland Tánaiste Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/14/1991 IRE Minister for Finance Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  10/26/2018 IRE President Lost 0.00% (-55.81%)
  06/05/2009 Irish Dail - Dublin Central - By-Election Won 0.00% (-24.99%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Irish Dail - Dublin Central - Feb 25, 2011 FF Cyprian Brady