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Ahern

Bertie. born 1951, Irish politician; leader of the Fianna Fáil party from 1994; prime minister of the Republic of Ireland from 1997
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Mr Ahern has revealed he will not be "saying much" at the hearing on Thursday but is adamant he will fight to preserve his good name.
Ahern is a highly regarded contracts professional with 25 years of industry experience, including work with several leading transportation, environmental, architecture, and planning firms.
A spokesman for the party said: "We are aware Mr Ahern was attacked, however he is a private citizen so this is not a matter for Fianna Fail.
Even though many different types of intelligence operations ran simultaneously, Ahern keeps the reader informed about the chronology and the direct or indirect linkages between them.
Ahern, 35, was found guilty of conspiring to commit a corrupt or fraudulent practice in relation to the laying of five horses between September 2010 and February 2011.
In its findings the discipinary p a n e l s t a t e d : " The p a n e l concluded that Ahern and Mr Clement were complicit in the lay betting against Ahern rides organised by Mr Clement on the basis of inside information supplied by Ahern.
Ahern was accused of not telling the truth by the Mahon Tribunal, who examined his past finances.
A corruption tribunal has said that former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern "failed to tell the truth" about tens of thousands of pounds of secret payments he received in the early 1990s.
Hollenstein sought out the services of Ahern based upon his outstanding reputation of being one of the industry's premier transportation analysts as well as his ability to regularly exceed client expectations.
This is according to several EU analysts, including the German daily Die Tageszeitung of 3 April, which states that "news of this resignation will please Brussels [ ] Certainly, with the exception of Sinn Fein, all the parties are in favour of the Lisbon Treaty, but the scandal from the Ahern affair was an unpredictable factor.
With heightening pressure inside his Fianna Fail party, which feared serious electoral damage, Mr Ahern announced he will stand down as leader of his country and his party on May 6 after 11 years.
Ahern had become the focus of the Mahon Tribunal, an 11-year probe into planning corruption and payments to politicians by businessmen.