Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

#Brian Cowen

# brian-cowen - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Column: Amid rising popularity, Fianna Fáil may just be relevant again

Fianna Fáil’s poll bounce isn’t a definitive comeback – but we shouldn’t write them off, writes Gary Murphy.

# brian-cowen - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

From The42 In pictures: The funeral of Páidí Ó Sé RIP This post contains images

In pictures: The funeral of Páidí Ó Sé

Hundred of mourners gathered in Ventry in West Kerry today as the football icon was laid to rest.

# brian-cowen - Thursday 6 December, 2012

VIDEO: "If my name was Cowen, I'd stay quiet in this debate" All In The Family This post contains videos

VIDEO: "If my name was Cowen, I'd stay quiet in this debate"

Pat Rabbitte told Barry Cowen his surname meant he should butt out of Dáil debates. He later apologised.

# brian-cowen - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

'Anglo: The Musical' to return in the new year at Olympia Theatre Anglo The Musical This post contains videos

'Anglo: The Musical' to return in the new year at Olympia Theatre

The musical based on Celtic Tiger excesses and the fall of Anglo Irish bank has been running at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this month.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# brian-cowen - Friday 2 November, 2012

Call for Anglo musical to be brought stateside... with Seán Fitzpatrick puppet in tow

American broadcaster Max Keiser has set up an online fund to bring ‘ANGLO: The Musical’ to New York or Boston.

# brian-cowen - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Anglo musical carries on without Seán Fitzpatrick puppet

Don’t despair though, the Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen puppets aren’t going anywhere.

# brian-cowen - Saturday 20 October, 2012

'Mammy' O'Rourke on Haughey, Lenihan, Bertie, Cowen and Enda

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a frank and entertaining interview to Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show last night.

# brian-cowen - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It Awkward This post contains videos

Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It

And one Irish political saga that is just too bizarre even for a plotline on the British political sitcom….

# brian-cowen - Friday 24 August, 2012

Cigarettes and alcohol: New details of night before THAT Cowen interview Cowengate This post contains videos

Cigarettes and alcohol: New details of night before THAT Cowen interview

This month’s Hot Press carries a piece written by a barman at the Galway hotel where Brian Cowen was alleged to have spent the night drinking prior to his infamous interview on Morning Ireland in 2010.

# brian-cowen - Friday 3 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

€83k paid to ex-taoisigh this year – despite scrapping of expenses scheme Exclusive

Payments to former Taoisigh for secretarial allowances continued until March – despite Enda Kenny telling the Dáil they would end in January, TheJournal.ie can reveal.

# brian-cowen - Saturday 28 July, 2012

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse Memories This post contains videos

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse

“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.

# brian-cowen - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

The investigation of Seán FitzPatrick: a timeline of the story so far

Seán FitzPatrick has kept a low-profile in recent years but there are indications he could soon face charges in connection with alleged financial irregularities at Anglo Irish Bank. Here’s what’s been happening…

# brian-cowen - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

VIDEO: Kenny, Martin argue over 'missing' bank guarantee files Bank Guarantee This post contains videos

VIDEO: Kenny, Martin argue over 'missing' bank guarantee files

Fianna Fáil says the Taoiseach is “throwing out conspiracies like a man standing at a bar at a pub”.

# brian-cowen - Monday 9 July, 2012

Gallery: Former taoisigh… where are they now? Gone Fishin This post contains images

Gallery: Former taoisigh… where are they now?

Bertie, Albert, Brian and co. What are they up to these days?

# brian-cowen - Sunday 8 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Enterprise Ireland has no involvement in Cowen's California course

The government agency was responding to a report in today’s Irish Mail on Sunday about former taoiseach Brian Cowen’s enrolment on a six-week course at Stanford University.

# brian-cowen - Thursday 28 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# brian-cowen - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 8 politicians kicking up their heels Party Politics This post contains videos

8 politicians kicking up their heels

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only politician who has practised the ‘work hard, play hard’ motto…

# brian-cowen - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Public demand for full investigation into banking crisis to be answered

The probe could see former government ministers, civil servants and banking executives account for their actions ahead of the September 2008 bank guarantee

# brian-cowen - Friday 13 April, 2012

Bertie spent €441 a week on make-up. Enda has spent... €0 Exclusive

Figures obtained by TheJournal.ie show that Enda Kenny hasn’t spent any public cash on make-up – and nor did Brian Cowen.

# brian-cowen - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Cowen compares banking crisis to 'multiple plane crashes occurring at once'

In a speech in Washington, the former taoiseach also attacks conventional political thinking in advance of the crisis.

# brian-cowen - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Column: Fianna Fáil renewed? No, the optics tell a different story

The party of Cowen and Coughlan may have apologised – but they don’t seem to have got the point, writes Philip O’Connor.

# brian-cowen - Friday 2 March, 2012

Martin promises "swift and comprehensive" action on Mahon findings

Micheál Martin addresses the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis in Dublin this evening on plans for party reform.

# brian-cowen - Friday 24 February, 2012

Barry Cowen: I want to be seen as more than just Brian's brother

The Laois-Offaly TD, one of only three new Fianna Fáil TDs to be elected in last year’s general election, said he would never have ran for the Dáil if Brian Cowen hadn’t stepped down.

# brian-cowen - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Mary O’Rourke: Current Dáil TDs are ‘not very bright or intelligent’

The former Fianna Fáil TD said that Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ‘nothing in the top storey’ – but people like him because he smiles all the time.

# brian-cowen - Monday 2 January, 2012

Former taoisigh lose mobile phone and secretarial expenses

From yesterday, former taoisigh are no longer entitled to claim expenses for secretarial work and mobile phones from the state.

The 9 at 9: Bank Holiday Monday

Nine things to know by 9am: Mullingar assault victim dies, warnings of black ice on roads, how former taoisigh feel the pinch… and a hint for finding a lost wedding ring…

# brian-cowen - Saturday 31 December, 2011

In pictures: TheJournal.ie’s winners and losers of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: TheJournal.ie’s winners and losers of 2011

Who came out on top, and who was bringing up the rear? Here are our picks for the winners and losers of the year.

# brian-cowen - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

2011: The year of resignations

Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.

# brian-cowen - Sunday 11 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge The most important people of the last 14 years* (slideshow) VIPS This post contains images

The most important people of the last 14 years* (slideshow)

*According to the new edition of the Chambers Biographical Dictionary, these include Brian Cowen, the founders of Twitter and Cheryl Cole.

# brian-cowen - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

Higher pension levy hits Ahern and Cowen - by €80 a week

High earners will still keep the vast majority of their huge pensions, as Brendan Howlin admits there is little the government can do.

# brian-cowen - Monday 28 November, 2011

Discussions for potential bailout happened months before announcement

IMF’s Ajai Chopra tells Prime Time special programme tonight that discussions started in summer 2010.

# brian-cowen - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Drumm defends role in Anglo collapse, says: 'Everyone was on the same team'

The former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank says he will not be returning from the US because of the “witch hunt” against him in Ireland.

# brian-cowen - Monday 21 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know by 9am: Reports that dole could be cut, Mayo Garda station in firebomb attack, Robbie helps Galaxy to MLS glory, and the anniversary we’d rather forget

The bailout in quotes: from denial to deal

A year after the government announced it was negotiating a bailout deal, TheJournal.ie takes a look back over the comments and quotes of the bailout.

In pictures: The bailout, as it happened One Year On This post contains images

In pictures: The bailout, as it happened

On 21 November 2010 it was confirmed that Ireland was to seek international help in dealing with the economic crisis