Monday, May 5, 2008
From the Irish Independent. Please visit this link if you want to read the full roundup of Bertie Ahern's last days as Taoiseach and leader of Fianna Fail. There are also some retrospectives on his political career and his 11 years as Taoiseach and leader of Fianna Fail. His daughter, novelist Cecelia Ahern. dedicated her fourth novel A Place Called Here (2006) to her father with the inscription "To you Dad, with all my love," followed by the family motto "per adua surgo" ("I rise through difficulties").