Bertie Ahern set to win it

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Guardian Unlimited released results from a recent Irish voting poll:Exit polls for the Irish election predict that Bertie Ahern and his governing Fianna Feil party are likely to be returned to power for a third consecutive term. The turnout, following a closely fought campaign, is believed to be well over the 63% recorded at the last election five years ago. They also go on to report: According to the Irish state broadcaster, RTE, Fianna Feil gained 41.6% and its main rival, Fine Gael, 26.3...Read Full Story

Bertie Ahern apologizes for

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Bertie Ahem is facing harsh criticism in Ireland for accepting a loan and fees in 1993. To learn more, check out the article below.     Linked from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5402584.stm --- Irish PM Bertie Ahern has apologised to the Irish people for "misjudgements" he made over accepting loans and event money while finance minister. Mr Ahern has admitted receiving loans from friends in 1993-94 and accepting 8,000 ($15,100) after a UK speech. "I now regret the choices I made...Read Full Story