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Bertie Ahern

Former Irish Premier Bertie Ahern Retires Amid Economic Devastation

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rory Fitzgerald

Like a B-29 pilot gazing down at the smoking ruins of Hiroshima, Bertie Ahern, with grim satisfaction, says "my work here is done," and heads for home. His war is over.

From Hero to Zero: Why Former Irish Leader Bertie Ahern Has Now Quit Politics

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

If you needed proof that all political careers end in failure look no further than former Irish prime minister Bertie Ahern.