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#Liam Cosgrave

# liam-cosgrave - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest RIP This post contains images

Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest

The former Taoiseach’s life was remembered in Dublin today.

# liam-cosgrave - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Liam Cosgrave to be given a 'limited State funeral' as per his family's wishes RIP

Liam Cosgrave to be given a 'limited State funeral' as per his family's wishes

The former Taoiseach passed away yesterday aged 97.

Varadkar signs book of condolence for 'true patriot' Liam Cosgrave as tributes continue

Cosgrave was the last-remaining former Taoiseach born before the formation of the Irish State.

# liam-cosgrave - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave dies aged 97 RIP

Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave dies aged 97

Cosgrave was Taoiseach between 1973 and 1977.

# liam-cosgrave - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Sold to the highest bidder' - how Ireland's institutions allowed Americans to adopt Irish children in the 1950s

On average 10 Irish children (the vast majority born outside of marriage) per month were adopted by American citizens in the early-to-mid 1950s.

# liam-cosgrave - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption

Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.

# liam-cosgrave - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Mahon: Frank Dunlop bribed councillors for rezoning of M50 lands

The Tribunal has found that Frank Dunlop made the corrupt payments to the councillors on behalf of businessman Jim Kennedy.

# liam-cosgrave - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill?

The Council of State is a little-used and largely unknown body but it takes centre stage as it discusses the abortion bill next week. TheJournal.ie explains what it’s all about…

# liam-cosgrave - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Forty years ago today...Liam Cosgrave became Taoiseach

Here he is now, aged 92.

# liam-cosgrave - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Column: The Government could learn from the mistakes of Cosgrave's National Coalition

On the 40th anniversary of the election of the Fine Gael-Labour coalition that ended a record sixteen years of Fianna Fáil government, David McCann reflects on what lessons the current government should take from its predecessors.

# liam-cosgrave - Saturday 29 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge What did the Taoiseach want for lunch in 1973? State Papers

What did the Taoiseach want for lunch in 1973?

One thing he wanted was an “appropriate soup”…

From The Daily Edge How much was a round of drinks in 1973? State Papers

How much was a round of drinks in 1973?

Let’s look at the Taoiseach’s drink bill to find out…

# liam-cosgrave - Friday 3 August, 2012

€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.

# liam-cosgrave - 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?

# liam-cosgrave - Thursday 26 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Liam Cosgrave faces corruption trial as appeal dismissed by Supreme Court

The former Fine Gael TD is accused of receiving corrupt payments from developer Frank Dunlop and the Chief Justice ruled that a trial would be in the public interest.

# liam-cosgrave - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

High Court refuses Cosgrave access to documents

Former TD Liam Cosgrave is charged with receiving corrupt payments.

# liam-cosgrave - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Ceremony held to mark 95th anniversary of Easter Rising Easter Rising This post contains images

Ceremony held to mark 95th anniversary of Easter Rising

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny and president Mary McAleese took part in the ceremony to mark the 95th anniversary of the Easter Rising on Dublin’s O’Connell Street earlier today.

# liam-cosgrave - Monday 7 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

This evening’s Daily Fix includes: new online suicide prevention initiative launched; Guantanamo terror trials to resume; and a trapped Bieber.

High Court approves Liam Cosgrave challenge

Former TD given green light to challenge corruption charges made against him.