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Bertie Ahern

Patrick Bartholomew (Bertie) Ahern

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Born: 1951     Age: 62 years
Profile from Elections 2002

On 2 April 2008, announced his intention to step down as Taoiseach and leader of Fianna Fail. Gave his formal resignation to President Mary McAleese on the evening of 6 May 2008, although he remained as Taoiseach until the election and appointment of his successor, Brian Cowen, on the following day.

Following the report of the Mahon Tribunal he indicated in a newspaper article published on 25 March 2012 that he would resign from Fianna Fáil ahead of a meeting that was expected to expel him from the party.


Relatives: Maurice Ahern1 (Brother), Noel Ahern (Brother), Kathleen Tessyman (Cousin)

Websites:    KildareStreet.com   Oireachtas   Personal   Wikipedia  

Address: Dublin 9

Occupation:   Accountant

 Date    Election    Party    Status    Constituency    Seat    Count    Votes    Share    Quota 

 1977     21st Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Finglas    2          3,729     13.46%     
 1981     22nd Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1          8,738     18.78%     
 Feb 1982     23rd Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1          8,570     18.74%     
 Nov 1982     24th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1          10,542     23.70%     
 1987     25th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1          13,635     28.73%     
 1989     26th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1     1      13,589     32.88%     1.97 
  14 November 1991     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Appointed    Minister for Finance 
 1992     27th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1     1      11,374     31.25%     1.56 
  19 November 1994     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Appointed    Tanaiste 
  15 December 1994     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Resigned    Tanaiste 
  15 December 1994     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Resigned    Minister for Finance 
  19 December 1994     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Elected    Party Leader 
 1997     28th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1     1      12,175     34.06%     1.70 
  26 June 1997     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Appointed    Taoiseach 
 2002     29th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1     1      10,882     31.97%     1.60 
 2007     30th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin Central    1     1      12,734     36.76%     1.84 
  6 May 2008     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Resigned    Taoiseach 
  6 May 2008     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Resigned    Party Leader 
  25 March 2012          Fianna Fail lozenge    changed to        

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