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Bertie Ahern

Bertie Ahern is the former leader of the Fianna Fáil party and Taoiseach of Ireland from 1997-2008. He was one of the key architects of the Good Friday Agreement.

Ep 635: All to play for, but economics will decide – Bertie Ahern on the election

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern talks to Eamon about political messaging, potential coalitions, and the prospects for the North.

Ep 535: Bertie Ahern on Brexit – Win or lose for Boris, the real challenges lie ahead

The former Taoiseach discusses the Withdrawal Agreement with Eamon.

Ep 497: Bertie Ahern on Brexit – In a dangerous time, the next two weeks are vital

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern joins Eamon to discuss the latest news in the Brexit saga.

Ep 464: "I'm a bit frightened" – Bertie Ahern on Brexit

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern talks to Eamon.

Ep 380: Brexit - Mistake after Mistake

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern joins Eamon to discuss Brexit, the major mistakes made by Theresa May and the British political establishment, the threat of a hard border, and much more.

Ep 293: Bertie Ahern on Brexit

After a hugely significant week in UK politics, Eamon is joined by former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to discuss Brexit, the potential impact it might have on Ireland, and why the focus needs to shift from the technicalities of any potential deal to the practicalities for the people it will affect.

Ep 109: Bertie Ahern on Brexit

Eamon is joined by former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern who discusses Brexit, the perils of negotiating with a divided British government, and why Leo Varadkar must use Ireland's veto.