“It is very complex..”

The Republic of Ireland’s economy is now officially in recession after a second successive quarter of negative growth and, as he told the BBC’s Noel Thompson, former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is back to being a “constituency politician”.. Policing, and St Andrews, was dealt with at the beginning of the interview on Hearts and Minds today, by the end the discussion had moved on to the Lisbon Treaty, referenda, and the Mahon Tribunal..