Hearts and Minds: interview with Bertie

Bertie gets tough tonight: “…in his first considered interview since December,the Taoiseach Bertie Ahern reflects on the fallout from the Northern Bank raid and the McCartney murder. He says there’ll be no formal talks until Sinn Fein come up with a plan for ending IRA criminality”.

  • AW

    Bertie gets tough! Ohh that will be the day. Will say one thing whilst all the time considering the options and position.

  • Belfast Gonzo

    He struggled a bit there with Noel’s questioning… seems more concerned with elections than negotiations!

  • Belfast Gonzo

    Ahern seems to have accused Blair of reneging on the Weston Park deal for a full independent inquiry into the Finucane murder.

    A deal is a deal.

    Blair apparently can’t be trusted, or can’t deliver. Now there’s a surprise…