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#Brian Lenihan

# brian-lenihan - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Fire and fury: Ireland’s first post-Tiger austerity budget
# In The Mire
# In The Mire

Fire and fury: Ireland’s first post-Tiger austerity budget

Oct 7th 2018, 9:30 PM 38,310 Views 35 Comments

Brian Lenihan delivered his first Budget 10 years ago, just when Ireland was on the brink of economic ruin.

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23

Jun 20th 2018, 9:59 PM 48,583 Views 18 Comments

Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Young Irish defender forced to retire just eight months after captaining Hull City
# Rotten Luck
From The42
# Rotten Luck

Young Irish defender forced to retire just eight months after captaining Hull City

Apr 18th 2018, 11:50 AM 47,168 Views 12 Comments

Brian Lenihan featured in Ireland’s senior squad for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Gibraltar and Germany.

# brian-lenihan - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Brentford's John Egan is turning into quite the goalscoring centre-back
# Special Set Of Skills
From The42
# Special Set Of Skills

Brentford's John Egan is turning into quite the goalscoring centre-back

Aug 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 7,913 Views 6 Comments

The Irish centre-back has found the net again for the Championship club tonight.

# brian-lenihan - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Ex-Cork defender Lenihan earns new contract at Hull
# Pen To Paper
From The42
# Pen To Paper

Ex-Cork defender Lenihan earns new contract at Hull

May 9th 2017, 2:21 PM 4,356 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland U21 international has recently returned to full fitness.

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Irish defender Lenihan makes Hull City comeback after frustrating 11 months
# The Life Of Brian
From The42
# The Life Of Brian

Irish defender Lenihan makes Hull City comeback after frustrating 11 months

Mar 29th 2017, 11:39 AM 5,215 Views 1 Comment

“I feel ready now and I feel strong. I just felt so happy to be out on the pitch again.”

# brian-lenihan - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Ireland's much-hated tax that just won't go away: The Universal Social Charge
# The Final Countdown
# The Final Countdown

Ireland's much-hated tax that just won't go away: The Universal Social Charge

Oct 8th 2016, 7:15 AM 21,237 Views 98 Comments

It’s difficult to remember a time when those three letters weren’t on your payslip.

# brian-lenihan - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Former Cork City defender makes long-awaited debut for promotion-chasing Hull City
# The Life Of Brian
From The42
# The Life Of Brian

Former Cork City defender makes long-awaited debut for promotion-chasing Hull City

Apr 30th 2016, 2:37 PM 8,553 Views 5 Comments

Brian Lenihan finally played for Steve Bruce’s side this afternoon.

# brian-lenihan - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Conor Lenihan is Fianna Fáil's latest comeback kid
# Back To The Future
# Back To The Future

Conor Lenihan is Fianna Fáil's latest comeback kid

Aug 25th 2015, 10:40 AM 11,292 Views 91 Comments

The former junior minister has been approached about running in Roscommon.

# brian-lenihan - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan'
# Seanadigans
# Seanadigans

'The Greek people needed the steady hand of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan'

Jul 14th 2015, 1:30 PM 19,518 Views 70 Comments

Fianna Fáil senator Terry Leyden made his comments as the Seanad discussed the Greek crisis this morning.

# brian-lenihan - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?
# Sitting Around
# Sitting Around

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?

Jul 9th 2015, 6:14 PM 14,034 Views 11 Comments

Brendan McDonagh spent four hours at government buildings on the night of 29 September 2008.

Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful"
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful"

Jul 9th 2015, 2:20 PM 19,511 Views 33 Comments

Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry
# The Life Of Brian
# The Life Of Brian

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry

Jul 8th 2015, 11:15 PM 17,865 Views 44 Comments

The former Taoiseach defended the bank guarantee and got a badly-needed toilet break.

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo
# Conspiracy Theories
# Conspiracy Theories

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

Jul 8th 2015, 2:35 PM 22,695 Views 93 Comments

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

# brian-lenihan - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall
# Bailout Secret
# Bailout Secret

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall

Jun 25th 2015, 4:17 PM 12,494 Views 24 Comments

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

# brian-lenihan - Friday 19 June, 2015

'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke
# Fianna Fáil Family
# Fianna Fáil Family

'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke

Jun 19th 2015, 9:58 AM 13,500 Views 62 Comments

The former minister has said Brian Cowen’s evidence at the banking inquiry will be “very illuminating”.

# brian-lenihan - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'

Jun 18th 2015, 4:00 PM 21,098 Views 54 Comments

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

“Bertie clearly wanted to get a lot off his chest"
# Fianna Fáil Vs Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil Vs Fianna Fáil

“Bertie clearly wanted to get a lot off his chest"

Jun 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 35,078 Views 35 Comments

Mary O’Rourke has revealed her thoughts on Bertie Ahern’s comments about Brian Lenihan.

Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'

Jun 17th 2015, 6:58 PM 19,658 Views 20 Comments

The former secretary general at the Department of Finance has been giving evidence at the banking inquiry.

What we learned about Brian Lenihan from last night's RTÉ documentary
# Telly
# Telly

What we learned about Brian Lenihan from last night's RTÉ documentary

Jun 17th 2015, 10:38 AM 22,907 Views 50 Comments

‘Lenihan: A Legacy’ looked back on the former finance minister’s life and times.

# brian-lenihan - Sunday 31 May, 2015

7 young Irish footballers who give us hope for the future
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

7 young Irish footballers who give us hope for the future

May 31st 2015, 9:00 AM 18,559 Views 19 Comments

Samir Carruthers and several others who have the ability to make an impact in the coming years.

# brian-lenihan - Monday 20 April, 2015

Mary O'Rourke putting the Banking Inquiry "under notice" about Brian Lenihan evidence
# Watching Closely
# Watching Closely

Mary O'Rourke putting the Banking Inquiry "under notice" about Brian Lenihan evidence

Apr 20th 2015, 10:16 AM 14,606 Views 74 Comments

Mary O’Rourke and Conor Lenihan have information they believe may be useful to the committee.

# brian-lenihan - Thursday 5 March, 2015

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks

Mar 5th 2015, 8:10 PM 27,214 Views 26 Comments

The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

'It felt great at the time. People didn't want to hear that something was wrong'
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

'It felt great at the time. People didn't want to hear that something was wrong'

Mar 4th 2015, 5:20 PM 18,176 Views 66 Comments

The banking inquiry heard from a former financial advisor to Brian Lenihan this afternoon.

# brian-lenihan - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis
# Digestives And Milk
# Digestives And Milk

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis

Feb 26th 2015, 1:20 PM 28,771 Views 75 Comments

David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

There's a big row over the battle to win back Brian Lenihan's old seat for Fianna Fáil
# How The (Dublin) West Was Won
# How The (Dublin) West Was Won

There's a big row over the battle to win back Brian Lenihan's old seat for Fianna Fáil

Feb 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 23,267 Views 70 Comments

Councillors Jack Chambers and David McGuinness are vying to be the Fianna Fáil general election candidate in Dublin West.

# brian-lenihan - Friday 16 January, 2015

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee
# Lenihan And Me
# Lenihan And Me

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee

Jan 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 13,191 Views 23 Comments

At the banking inquiry yesterday, the Central Bank governor recalled a conversation with the then-finance minister in December 2008.

# brian-lenihan - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Brian Lenihan wanted to burn bondholders - but he was overruled
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Brian Lenihan wanted to burn bondholders - but he was overruled

Jan 15th 2015, 9:40 PM 53,050 Views 164 Comments

The committee will write to several institutions, including AIB and the Department of Finance, seeking documents to aid its work.

# brian-lenihan - Monday 12 January, 2015

So, was episode two of Charlie actually any good?
# Review
# Review

So, was episode two of Charlie actually any good?

Jan 12th 2015, 9:17 AM 26,275 Views 55 Comments

Review: Aidan Gillen is excellent again but other characters come into their own in the second instalment.

# brian-lenihan - Monday 5 January, 2015

Mary O'Rourke was 'a bit troubled' by Charlie's depiction of Brian Lenihan
# Reaction
# Reaction

Mary O'Rourke was 'a bit troubled' by Charlie's depiction of Brian Lenihan

Jan 5th 2015, 11:41 AM 26,182 Views 46 Comments

The sister of the late former tánaiste has been speaking about the RTÉ drama this morning.

# brian-lenihan - Monday 22 December, 2014

3 LOI players who made the big move to England in 2014 and 3 who could be next From The42

3 LOI players who made the big move to England in 2014 and 3 who could be next

Dec 22nd 2014, 11:00 PM 9,175 Views 7 Comments

Brian Lenihan’s move to Hull and more of the league’s brightest prospects.

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee
# 6 Years On
# 6 Years On

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

Dec 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 34,366 Views 67 Comments

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# brian-lenihan - Friday 7 November, 2014

We'll Leave it There So: O'Connell plays down Springboks' superiority, Dunne joins the Dubs and all the day's sport
# Friday
From The42
# Friday

We'll Leave it There So: O'Connell plays down Springboks' superiority, Dunne joins the Dubs and all the day's sport

Nov 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 10,568 Views 1 Comment

Also, Damien Comolli hammers Liverpool and Stoke put the ball in the FAI’s court.

Lenihan follows in Coleman's footsteps by going on loan to Blackpool
# Short-term
From The42
# Short-term

Lenihan follows in Coleman's footsteps by going on loan to Blackpool

Nov 7th 2014, 12:04 PM 4,252 Views 1 Comment

The former Cork City full-back will spend a month with the Championship club.

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'
# ECB LETTERS
# ECB LETTERS

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'

Nov 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,454 Views 65 Comments

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

# brian-lenihan - Thursday 6 November, 2014

'Take a bailout or we'll cut emergency funding' - ECB to Ireland in 2010
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

'Take a bailout or we'll cut emergency funding' - ECB to Ireland in 2010

Nov 6th 2014, 3:25 PM 40,683 Views 270 Comments

The infamous letter from Jean-Claude Trichet has finally been released.

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published

Nov 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,004 Views 42 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# brian-lenihan - Thursday 30 October, 2014

'He did very well' - O'Neill impressed by new boy Lenihan
# Inclusion
From The42
# Inclusion

'He did very well' - O'Neill impressed by new boy Lenihan

Oct 30th 2014, 12:05 AM 5,777 Views 3 Comments

The Hull City full-back has been once again named in the senior squad.

# brian-lenihan - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

No Jack Grealish as O'Neill names Ireland squad for Scotland and US
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

No Jack Grealish as O'Neill names Ireland squad for Scotland and US

Oct 29th 2014, 5:00 PM 16,996 Views 37 Comments

Brian Lenihan is the only uncapped player in the 36-man provisional squad.

# brian-lenihan - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released

Oct 28th 2014, 3:15 PM 20,256 Views 59 Comments

The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week

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