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# taoisigh - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable

The 2017 list was never published due to concerns over data protection and that even an anonymous list could create a breach.

# taoisigh - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Micheál Martin: I still keep in touch with Brian Cowen Fianna Fáil This post contains videos

Micheál Martin: I still keep in touch with Brian Cowen

The Fianna Fáil leader said he had a “good chat” with his predecessor at a recent funeral but neither Cowen nor Bertie Ahern have any input to party policy.

# taoisigh - Friday 3 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s almost the long weekend…but here’s nine things to know first.

# taoisigh - 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?

# taoisigh - Saturday 31 December, 2011

5 things that were bothering Charlie Haughey in 1981

State papers show that while he was only Taoiseach for half the year, Haughey found a number of issues to get riled up about.

# taoisigh - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

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

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

Higher pension levy hits Ahern and Cowen - by €80 a week

High earners will still keep the vast majority of their huge pensions, as Brendan Howlin admits there is little the government can do.

# taoisigh - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Government announces cut to public sector pensions over €100k

Brendan Howlin made the announcement during a debate on the legislation which will cut judges’ pay.

# taoisigh - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Ahern claimed €377k in expenses since leaving office

Details provided to Wicklow TD Anne Ferris show that the ‘Teflon Taoiseach’ has claimed over €10,000 in phone expenses alone.

# taoisigh - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Poll: Where should Bertie Ahern's portrait hang? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Where should Bertie Ahern's portrait hang?

The former Taoiseach will have his official portrait unveiled in Dail Eireann this year – but can you think of a more suitable location?