Authors: Colm Keena
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© Colm Keena 2011
First published by Gill & Macmillan 2011
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About the Author
Colm Keena is public affairs correspondent with the
. He broke the story about the Mahon Tribunal’s inquiry into Bertie Ahern’s finances. His refusal to disclose his sources for that story to the tribunal was later vindicated in a ruling of the Supreme Court.
Books also by this author
Gerry Adams: A Biography
The Ansbacher Conspiracy
For Bernie, Seamus, Breda, Caitriona and Declan
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The Pope’s Children
, Noel Browne’s
Against the Tide
, Garret FitzGerald’s
All in a Life
, Augustine Martin’s
and three generations of Ballymaloe’s Allen family on our cookery list.
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