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#Cowengate

# cowengate - Friday 30 August, 2013

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

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.

# cowengate - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

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

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.

# cowengate - 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.

# cowengate - Sunday 26 December, 2010

Slideshow: Ten pivotal moments in the year of politics Review2010 This post contains images

Slideshow: Ten pivotal moments in the year of politics

Leadership coups that worked (and those which didn’t); politicians who resigned (and those who should have); diplomatic gambles that worked (and those that failed): 2010 had it all.

# cowengate - Thursday 14 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge When politicians let loose on Twitter: top 5 political posts Twitter

When politicians let loose on Twitter: top 5 political posts

As new research suggests that 40% of TDs are now on Twitter, TheJournal.ie looks at how some politicians have been using the site.

# cowengate - Monday 27 September, 2010

Jay Leno plays games with Brian Cowen Cringe This post contains videos

Jay Leno plays games with Brian Cowen

Taoiseach featured in a slot in which Leno asks the audience to guess if he’s a “Bartender, Politician or Comic”

# cowengate - Monday 20 September, 2010

Bond yield hits 6.5% amid heave rumours

Is the interest rate being asked of government debt on the increase because the markets want Cowen to stay on?

Fifty ways to Heave your leader Heave This post contains images

Fifty ways to Heave your leader

Twitter’s getting all musical as the Fianna Fáil party starts playing musical chairs around the leader. Heave songs ahoy!

Tom Kitt calls for change in FF leadership

The former Chief Whip calls for debate on the leadership, while Michael Lowry says he won’t support a new Fianna Fáil leader.

Hussey bemoans "laddishness" in Irish culture

Former FG Minister criticises Enda Kenny’s handling of Sheehan’s threatening of a Garda and says she would not have backed Enda in leadership heave.

# cowengate - Friday 17 September, 2010

Philip Walton: What the internet thought Cowengate This post contains images

Philip Walton: What the internet thought

Round-up of responses to the golfer’s call for an explanation.

# cowengate - Thursday 16 September, 2010

Philip Walton writes angry letter to Taoiseach over impersonations Cowengate This post contains images

Philip Walton writes angry letter to Taoiseach over impersonations

And on it goes… Golfer Philip Walton asks; what’s so funny?

# cowengate - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

Cowen apologises for radio interview

The Taoiseach says that he never intended to disrespect the Irish people.

From The Daily Edge Cowengate: Top of the YouTube charts Cowengate This post contains videos

Cowengate: Top of the YouTube charts

First the Morning Ireland goes top of the news. Now it’s the most viewed video on YouTube today.

A TEXT MESSAGE poll on RTÉ’s Liveline radio show has shown that 77% of respondents no longer have confidence in Taoiseach Brian Cowen after his now infamous interview on Morning Ireland yesterday. Of the 24,101 texts sent to the show within the ten-minute window, 18,616 (77.2% of respondents) had no confidence, while 5,485 (22.8%) said they did.

How do you feel – do you have confidence in Brian Cowen as Taoiseach?


Poll Results:


85% No (114)

14% Yes (20)



Was Cowengate to blame for a second spike in bond prices?

Irish bond prices took a moderate increase yesterday – was a ‘hoarse’ early-morning interview to blame?

Cowengate: round-up of world coverage Boozy Brian? This post contains images

Cowengate: round-up of world coverage

Taoiseach’s denial of rumours he was drunk on air made headlines across the globe.

# cowengate - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

BRIAN COWEN has labelled suggestions that he sounded hungover on a radio industry this morning as “a new low in Irish politics” – and insisted he will continue to give early-morning radio interviews in future. Opposition politicians and public commentators alike had said Cowen had sounded the worse for wear on Morning Ireland today.

“It’s well known that the Taoiseach suffers from congestion sometimes”

Fianna Fáil ministers rally around the ‘hoarse’ and ‘congested’ Taoiseach after his controversial Morning Ireland interview.

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Cowen denies being hungover on morning radio interview

The Taoiseach gives an interview on Ireland’s most listened-to radio show – in which he sounds a little worse for wear.

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