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Moment in Time: When Cowen came to Clonaghadoo in 2007

There's nothing like an official school opening to get the dignitaries out in force. And that was certainly the case in Clonaghadoo in September 2007...

Moment in Time: Cowen does the honours on a momentous day...

There are some days in a local community that are a big deal and the last Monday in June 2006 was certainly that for...

John Moloney on Brian Cowen – ‘He was dealt a hand...

The Moloneys from Mountmellick and Cowens from Clara are two of the old stock Fianna Fáil families - ones that can trace their lineage...

Brian Cowen’s family open up on rehabilitation following serious health scare

The family of former Taoiseach Brian Cowen have opened up on his condition following a serious health scare last July. Wife Mary, alongside daughters Sinead...

Election Memories: The turbulent 80s but Laois-Offaly resolutely remains Fianna Fáil...

So you think the political landscape is fragile, fractured and fragmented – well you clearly weren’t around in the 1980s. The 80s, the decade that...

Election Memories from the 1990s – Gallagher rides the Labour wave...

The general elections of the 1990s were in sporting parlance, a game of two halves, with a major incident in the tunnel as the...

In Pictures: A selection of classic images from the Laois-Offaly 2011...

There's something so classicly timeless about election count photos. And even though it's only nine years ago, the photos from the 2011 Laois-Offaly General Election...

Brian Cowen’s influence still strong as Fianna Fáil launch Laois-Offaly campaign...

It may be 13 years since Brian Cowen last fought a General Election but the former Taoiseach's standing among the Fianna Fáil ranks in...

TD hits out at ‘nasty’ online comments about seriously-ill former Taoiseach...

TD for Kildare South, Fiona O'Loughlin, has hit out at 'nasty' comments that surfaced online in the last 24 hours following the news that...

Spanish mining deal is type of support Midlands needs to address...

Fianna Fáil TD Barry Cowen, has said that the €250 million deal to support the Spanish coal mining industry is the type of deal...

Wired with Whelan: There is no Hollywood ending in sight for...

Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true? Or is it something worse. (The River, Bruce Springsteen) We mightn’t like what she is saying but...