St. Luke's, 161 Lower Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9.
Department of the Taoiseach, Government Buildings, Merrion Street,
and Place of Birth:
Dublin. 12th September, 1951.
Aidan's CBS, Whitehall, Dublin
College of Commerce, Dublin
Full time public representative. Formerly accountant.
Bertie Ahern, was re-elected Taoiseach on 6 June 2002, following a
general election which saw his party Fianna Fáil returned to
power in coalition with the Progressive Democrats. It was the
first time an outgoing government was re-elected since 1969.
Bertie Ahern was also Taoiseach from June 1997 to June 2002.
He was Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) November-December 1994.
Minister for Finance November 1991-94.
Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht November-December 1994.
Minister for Industry and Commerce January 1993.
Minister for Labour 1987-91.
of State at the Department of the Taoiseach and at the Department
and Government Chief Whip March-December 1982.
Assistant Government Whip 1980-81.
Leader of the Fianna Fáil Party since 1994.
Fianna Fáil Front Bench spokesman on Labour 1984-87.
Opposition Chief Whip December 1982-84.
Fianna Fáil Front Bench spokesman on Youth 1981-82.
Member of Dublin City Council 1978-88 (Lord Mayor 1986/87).
First elected to the Dáil in 1977 for the constituency of Dublin-Finglas
and has represented Dublin Central since 1981.