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# cowen - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen 'hopes to walk again soon' following stroke last year
# Recovery
# Recovery

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen 'hopes to walk again soon' following stroke last year

Feb 12th 2020, 8:21 AM 39,803 Views 21 Comments

“For us all, it’s encouraging he’s making progress,” his family said.

# cowen - Saturday 30 May, 2015

What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges?
# Water You Going To Do?
# Water You Going To Do?

What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges?

May 30th 2015, 7:15 PM 19,413 Views 101 Comments

We asked the party’s environment spokesperson Barry Cowen to outline his policy this week.

# cowen - Sunday 12 October, 2014

So, here's what definitely WON'T be in Budget 2015...
# Ten Years On
# Ten Years On

So, here's what definitely WON'T be in Budget 2015...

Oct 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 30,327 Views 42 Comments

We all partied… right?

# cowen - Monday 22 September, 2014

State of the Nation: To cut or not to cut?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: To cut or not to cut?

Sep 22nd 2014, 8:58 AM 7,781 Views 10 Comments

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

# cowen - Friday 30 August, 2013

"There is no one more sorry than I" - Brian Cowen
# Cowen Talks
# Cowen Talks

"There is no one more sorry than I" - Brian Cowen

Aug 30th 2013, 8:54 AM 13,255 Views 189 Comments

The former Taoiseach says that he takes his “full measure of responsibility” for the financial crash, but says nobody could have foreseen what was coming.

# cowen - Thursday 29 August, 2013

9 interesting quotes from Brian Cowen's first interview in over two years
# Cowen Talks
# Cowen Talks

9 interesting quotes from Brian Cowen's first interview in over two years

Aug 29th 2013, 6:00 AM 16,564 Views 75 Comments

The former taoiseach’s first interview in over two years, conducted with TG4 and airing next week, reveals plenty about him.

# cowen - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Brian Cowen: Things were said and written about me that went too far
# Cowen Talks
# Cowen Talks

Brian Cowen: Things were said and written about me that went too far

Aug 28th 2013, 8:15 PM 15,649 Views 170 Comments

The former taoiseach reveals that he felt some things written and said about him went too far in an in-depth interview with TG4 to be aired next week.

Brian Cowen's first interview in over two years labelled 'cocky and arrogant'
# Cowen Talks
# Cowen Talks

Brian Cowen's first interview in over two years labelled 'cocky and arrogant'

Aug 28th 2013, 3:35 PM 21,388 Views 157 Comments

The former taoiseach has given an interview to TG4 which is due to air next week.

# cowen - Sunday 12 May, 2013

FLASHBACK: Brian Cowen became Taoiseach five years ago this week
# Party Like It's 2008
# Party Like It's 2008

FLASHBACK: Brian Cowen became Taoiseach five years ago this week

May 12th 2013, 1:18 PM 8,091 Views 82 Comments

Cowen succeeded Bertie Ahern at the helm of government on May 7, 2008. Here he is, leading a hometown singsong.

# cowen - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Irish Mail on Sunday apologises to Brian Cowen over California picture
# Brian Cowen
# Brian Cowen

Irish Mail on Sunday apologises to Brian Cowen over California picture

Jan 27th 2013, 12:53 PM 22,364 Views 81 Comments

The paper has also acknowledged that the former taoiseach attended a course at Stanford University at his own expense, with no public funding involved.

# cowen - Friday 24 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 24th 2012, 10:43 AM 25,137 Views 127 Comments

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.

# cowen - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat
# Seanad
# Seanad

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat

Mar 3rd 2011, 4:52 PM 2,420 Views 0 Comments

Ousted TD gets seat – but just for a few weeks until Seanad election.

# cowen - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Naked Brian Cowen pictures make a comeback
# Barenaked Brian
# Barenaked Brian

Naked Brian Cowen pictures make a comeback

Feb 8th 2011, 6:21 PM 4,509 Views 1 Comment

Dublin pub has ‘Biffo on the Bog’ and other controversial nude portrait of Taoiseach on display for general election.

# cowen - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

How Brian bowed out - and how the other leaders waved goodbye
# Dissolving Dail
# Dissolving Dail

How Brian bowed out - and how the other leaders waved goodbye

Feb 1st 2011, 5:48 PM 1,571 Views 0 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle called him “Taoiseach Bertie Ahern” but Cowen got a standing ovation for speech as four other party leaders fired the first shots of the election campaign.

Cowen's brother declares interest in Laois/Offaly seat
# Cowen
# Cowen

Cowen's brother declares interest in Laois/Offaly seat

Feb 1st 2011, 8:55 AM 1,008 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach said yesterday he would not contest election, but his brother might be selected as a Fianna Fáil candidate for the Laois/Offaly constituency tonight.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Feb 1st 2011, 8:36 AM 1,200 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Cowen prepares to dissolve the Dail; Gaybo forced to explain why he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and the first photos of a rare Amazonian tribe.

# cowen - Friday 21 January, 2011

Cowen under fire even as he moves North
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Cowen under fire even as he moves North

Jan 21st 2011, 2:30 PM 686 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach has fruitful meeting with Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness in North-South Ministerial Council – but is hit by barrage of questions about his leadership in Q&A afterwards. (And at home, by Conor Lenihan).

# cowen - Friday 14 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jan 14th 2011, 8:31 AM 1,417 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Cowen under fire as questions about his relationship with Anglo refuse to go away; the body of Michaela is brought home, and why piracy might be the next economic growth area.

Drumm claims Cowen asked NTMA to invest in Anglo
# Cowen
# Cowen

Drumm claims Cowen asked NTMA to invest in Anglo

Jan 14th 2011, 8:26 AM 820 Views 0 Comments

New claims by David Drumm contradict statements made by Cowen in the Dáil on Wednesday, as Taoiseach continues to meet with party colleagues over FF leadership.

# cowen - Thursday 13 January, 2011

Central Bank's Gray insists Anglo not discussed at Cowen-Fitzpatrick dinner
# Cowen
# Cowen

Central Bank's Gray insists Anglo not discussed at Cowen-Fitzpatrick dinner

Jan 13th 2011, 8:38 AM 613 Views 0 Comments

And Fianna Fáil TD Mary O’Rourke denies suggestions Cowen’s comments yesterday have sparked a party heave this morning.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jan 13th 2011, 8:34 AM 1,453 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Controversy over Cowen’s dinner with three Anglo execs rumbles on; Michaela’s family fly her body home, and Jedward shortlisted for the Eurovision.

# cowen - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Jan 12th 2011, 5:00 PM 1,120 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# cowen - Monday 10 January, 2011

Pressure on Cowen to explain Fitzpatrick contact
# Cowen
# Cowen

Pressure on Cowen to explain Fitzpatrick contact

Jan 10th 2011, 8:41 AM 491 Views 0 Comments

John Gormley to meet Taoiseach today as opposition parties criticise revelations Cowen met with Sean Fitzpatrick for golf and dinner two months before the bank guarantee scheme’s introduction.

# cowen - Friday 10 December, 2010

Cowen set to lead FF into election unchallenged
# Cowen
# Cowen

Cowen set to lead FF into election unchallenged

Dec 10th 2010, 9:24 AM 255 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach says he intends to retain party leadership heading into next election, and appears to have the backing of his parliamentary colleagues.

# cowen - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

Cowen croons a moving apology to the Irish people (kind of)
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Cowen croons a moving apology to the Irish people (kind of)

Dec 1st 2010, 9:00 AM 3,469 Views 0 Comments

Disclaimer: this special broadcast on behalf of the Irish government and the Fianna Fail party may not actually be a special broadcast on behalf of the Irish government and the Fianna Fail party

# cowen - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nov 23rd 2010, 8:29 AM 969 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the Taoiseach’s long goodbye, IMF calls for a man tax and tensions brewing between North and South Korea.

# cowen - Saturday 30 October, 2010

We’re watching you: public to keep eye on state cars
# Car Watch
# Car Watch

We’re watching you: public to keep eye on state cars

Oct 30th 2010, 1:04 PM 592 Views 0 Comments

Twitter users to track any misuse of cabinet fleet.