Albert Reynolds

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Reynolds, Albert,

1935–2014, Irish political leader. A successful business executive, Reynolds won (1977) a seat in the Irish parliament as a member of the Fianna FáilFianna Fáil
, Irish political party, organized in 1926 by opponents of the Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921 establishing the Irish Free State and setting up Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom.
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 party. He was minister of posts and telegraphs and of transport (1979–81), of energy (1982), and of industry and commerce (1987–88) under Prime Minister Charles HaugheyHaughey, Charles James
, 1925–2006, Irish politician. A successful accountant and real estate investor, he entered Parliament as a Fianna Fáil member in 1957.
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. In 1988 he became finance minister, but he resigned in 1991 after he challenged Haughey unsuccessfully for the party leadership. When Haughey later resigned (1992), Reynolds succeeded him. As prime minister, Reynolds worked to promote a settlement in Northern Ireland. In 1993 he and British prime minister John MajorMajor, John,
1943–, British statesman, b. John Major Ball. Raised in a working-class area of London, he was elected to Lambeth borough council (1968–71) and entered Parliament as a Conservative in 1979.
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 wrote the Downing Street Declaration, which led to a cease-fire in Northern Ireland. He resigned in late 1994 but served as caretaker prime minister into early 1995.
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What we need in Africa are more dynamic companies like Life Energy and more people of vision and determination like Albert Reynolds.
EX-TAOISEACH Albert Reynolds faces a fresh grilling from the Mahon Tribunal - after it emerged he is to publish his autobiography.
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FORMER Taoiseach Albert Reynolds has officially received the Freedom of Longford Town.
Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds is one of a number of prominent speakers who is due to speak at the launch of the book, Ardoyne: The Untold Truth this week.
Former Irish premier Mr Albert Reynolds yesterday won the right to a new libel trial after Lord Bingham, the Lord Chief Justice, found there were "misdirections" by the judge who had awarded him just 1p damages.
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EX-Taoiseach Albert Reynolds has helped raise more than EUR60million in funding for measures to reduce global warming in Africa.
Kicking off the action tomorrow, the popular show welcomes former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds who will bring his five favourite things to the studio as part of the Take Five slot.
Welcoming the publication of the quarter's results, Dr Albert Reynolds, Chairman of Life Energy stated, "These are the best results yet for Life Energy.
THE removal of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds is to take place today.