Timeline: Taoisigh of Ireland

Catalpast

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Timeline: Taoisigh of Ireland

Just giving a boost here to the excellent online Blog site maintained by Jason Kelleher which has some 'Fun Facts' on Taoisigh Past & Present:

The first thirteen Taoisigh (Cosgrave to Kenny) were alive at the same time from Brian Cowen's birth in January 1960 until W.T. Cosgrave's death in November 1965.

•Leo Varadkar is the first Taoiseach to have been born after the death of a previous Taoiseach, or four in his case. (W.T. Cosgrave, de Valera, Costello, Lemass)
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Irish Political Maps: Timeline: Taoisigh of Ireland

If you like his work give his site a visit

And no I don't know him personally....
 


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It is good to have a foreign homosexual as Taoiseach. Leo's Indian family,



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WT Cosgrave never held the office of Taoiseach, but President of the Executive Council. Should Collins and Griffith also be recognised as Heads of Government?
 

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WT Cosgrave never held the office of Taoiseach, but President of the Executive Council. Should Collins and Griffith also be recognised as Heads of Government?
I see the OP link deals with all questions in my post, apologies.
 

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Leo has joined the club with brutal john both "made themselves" Taoiseach in Leinster house :cool: ...leo is the boss of nothing a straw boss :p
 

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Leo has joined the club with brutal john both "made themselves" Taoiseach in Leinster house :cool: ...leo is the boss of nothing a straw boss :p
How long is poor Gerry leader of SF?
Never Taoiseach!
Weak.
 

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Interesting that the OP doesn't realise that De Valera introduced the office in 1937.
It says in his link:
"The first President of the Executive Council, W.T. Cosgrave, is counted as the first Taoiseach, even though he never officially held that exact title."

Launched in a bit too quickly there Creep. :oops:
 

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Martin was elected in 1989.
Yeah but it seems like the 60's all the time with Fianna Fail.....:D

Anyone for a comb over....?
 

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All political careers end in failure - Enoch Powell.

and in the case of Taoiseach's of ireland....spectacular failure.

Did any of ( working class hero and republican from Donneycarney) Haughey's racehorses ever win a race ?
 

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Martin was elected in 1989.
OK, only 28 years ago so. At which stage GA was already SF leader for 6 years and Kenny had been a TD for 14 years, Noonan for 8 years and Howlin (I think) since 1987. Irish politics may not be 'strong and stable' but it sure as hell offers 'long and stable' careers.
 

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Did any of ( working class hero and republican from Donneycarney) Haughey's racehorses ever win a race ?

You don't get it, they didn't have to win, or even run.

You had a problem and went to CJH. CJH would discuss it walking round his stables and point to a nag and say it was worth 70,000 but he would let you have it for 50,000. You took the hint, bought the nag and sent it to the knackers. Your problem was sorted. It wasn't bribery - high or low prices can be paid for a nag that will drop dead the next day.

And the in crowd loved that O'hEachaidh / Haughey = the horse man. An expensive joke for the rest of us.
 

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Interesting that the OP doesn't realise that De Valera introduced the office in 1937.
Jason has included him even though technically he wasn't actually a 'Taoiseach'

- now stop try being a smartass



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