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#Charlie McCreevy

# charlie-mccreevy - Thursday 2 July, 2015

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry
Live Jul 2nd 2015, 2:45 PM

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:00 PM 18,032 Views 88 Comments

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

# charlie-mccreevy - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

WATCH: Charlie McCreevy's blunt answer when asked if he ever got anything wrong
# If I Have It I Spend It
# If I Have It I Spend It

WATCH: Charlie McCreevy's blunt answer when asked if he ever got anything wrong

Jul 1st 2015, 10:15 PM 20,730 Views 44 Comments

The former finance minister gave a robust performance at the banking inquiry today.

Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty
# Stonewalling
# Stonewalling

Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty

Jul 1st 2015, 5:08 PM 26,270 Views 66 Comments

The former finance minister strongly defended Fianna Fáil’s policies.

# charlie-mccreevy - Friday 17 April, 2015

Brian Cowen won't be at the banking inquiry until July - and it's already cost €2m
# Showtime
# Showtime

Brian Cowen won't be at the banking inquiry until July - and it's already cost €2m

Apr 17th 2015, 7:27 AM 14,385 Views 98 Comments

The former taoiseach will appear before the inquiry along with several other key figures from the crash this summer.

# charlie-mccreevy - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

John Motson, Jeremy Kyle and Charlie McCreevy feature in the best pics from Cheltenham Day 1
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

John Motson, Jeremy Kyle and Charlie McCreevy feature in the best pics from Cheltenham Day 1

Mar 10th 2015, 10:09 PM 7,606 Views 0 Comments

There was plenty to talk about after the first day of the event.

# charlie-mccreevy - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Why Eamon Gilmore wants a top EU job, and why it would be a win for Labour if he got it
# EU Commissioner
# EU Commissioner

Why Eamon Gilmore wants a top EU job, and why it would be a win for Labour if he got it

Jul 1st 2014, 12:49 PM 6,078 Views 54 Comments

Analysis: Labour is being told it needs to be more assertive in government, and it’s starting with the European Commissioner job.

# charlie-mccreevy - Friday 27 December, 2013

'Ireland's Watergate': How the phone tapping scandal would lead to Haughey's downfall... eventually
# 1983
# 1983

'Ireland's Watergate': How the phone tapping scandal would lead to Haughey's downfall... eventually

Dec 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,051 Views 19 Comments

What was the phone tapping scandal? TheJournal.ie takes a step back in time and examines what was arguably the biggest political scandal in Irish history that would have consequences far beyond 1983.

# charlie-mccreevy - Sunday 13 October, 2013

So, here's what definitely won't be in Budget 2014...
# Time Warp
# Time Warp

So, here's what definitely won't be in Budget 2014...

Oct 13th 2013, 8:30 PM 26,717 Views 33 Comments

Let’s take a nostalgic* look back at what Charlie McCreevy had in store for us ten years ago. We all partied. Apparently.

# charlie-mccreevy - Thursday 9 May, 2013

So, what has the EU ever done for us?
# Splitters
From The Daily Edge
# Splitters

So, what has the EU ever done for us?

May 9th 2013, 7:25 PM 2,554 Views 3 Comments

There’s the roads, of course.

# charlie-mccreevy - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Charlie McCreevy on the sidelines for Kildare U21s
# Minister For Losing
From The42
# Minister For Losing

Charlie McCreevy on the sidelines for Kildare U21s

Apr 20th 2013, 3:33 PM 3,206 Views 2 Comments

The former Minster for Finance works in the Lillywhites’ backroom.

# charlie-mccreevy - Monday 18 February, 2013

# charlie-mccreevy - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists

Feb 8th 2012, 3:27 PM 4,078 Views 23 Comments

New documents show that McCreevy met with many major developers and bankers – including Sean Quinn and Bernard McNamara – during the Irish property bubble.

# charlie-mccreevy - Sunday 4 December, 2011

In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past

Dec 4th 2011, 9:30 AM 3,227 Views 9 Comments

Bruton’s VAT on children’s shoes, McCreevy’s decentralisation, Mac the Knife, ‘turning a corner’ – and plenty more.

# charlie-mccreevy - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

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

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

Nov 30th 2011, 10:08 AM 7,192 Views 47 Comments

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

# charlie-mccreevy - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Gallery: Bertie's Croker birthday bash... but where's the man of the hour?
# Birthday Boy
# Birthday Boy

Gallery: Bertie's Croker birthday bash... but where's the man of the hour?

Sep 10th 2011, 10:37 AM 5,480 Views 68 Comments

Bertie Ahern gave the press the slip as he arrived for his 60th birthday party at Croke Park last night…

# charlie-mccreevy - Monday 22 August, 2011

# charlie-mccreevy - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

'Bertie, you b****x': Former Taoiseach gets an earful in Galway
# Galway Races
# Galway Races

'Bertie, you b****x': Former Taoiseach gets an earful in Galway

Jul 27th 2011, 10:13 AM 7,349 Views 57 Comments

Bertie Ahern was heckled at the Galway Races – but some other Fianna Fáilers were counting their winnings…

# charlie-mccreevy - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Final €5 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund to be used to boost employment
# Reserves
# Reserves

Final €5 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund to be used to boost employment

Jun 12th 2011, 11:45 AM 834 Views 24 Comments

The use of the funds is seen as making more sense rather then selling off semi-state assets at the wrong time according to a report in today’s Sunday Times.