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"Do you want my honest answer on that? Me."

Bertie Ahern left behind a complicated legacy in politics: he is the only living Taoiseach to ser...

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19.00 23 Jul 2020


"Do you want my honest answer on that? Me."


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19.00 23 Jul 2020


Bertie Ahern left behind a complicated legacy in politics: he is the only living Taoiseach to serve three consecutive terms and saw the country through the Celtic Tiger era, however there was controversy surrounding his financial affairs after he featured in the Mahon Tribunal.

But as he approaches 69 years of age, what are the life lessons he's learned along the way? Who were his influences? Who really got the Good Friday Agreement over the line? What are his regrets?

He sat down with Ivan Yates to talk about life, love, politics, religion and the art of his answers...


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