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Ireland: The Prime Minister who went to America to Learn to Become a Leader – Jonathan McCully

stanford1As reported on Inforrm ex-Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland, Brian Cowen, is potentially pursuing a complaint against The Mail On Sunday for publishing a story about his return to education. Mr Cowen enrolled himself onto a US$58,000 Executive Program (for ‘senior executives‘) at Stanford University.  Dr. O’Dell makes a very persuasive prediction that the complaint would not be upheld by the Press Ombudsman or the Press Council of Ireland because of the public interest in the story due to Mr. Cowen’s status as a public figure, and the fact that photographs were taken of him on the University Campus which is a public place. Continue reading

Ireland: I know what you did last Summer, Mr Cowen – Eoin O’Dell

PCI_PO_logoBrian Cowen served as Taoiseach (Prime Minister of Ireland) from 2008 to 2011. He did not stand for re-election as a TD (MP) in 2011.

I know what you did last Summer, Mr Cowen, and in fact we all know what you did last Summer, Mr Cowen, because the the Irish Mail on Sunday reported on your enrollment in the Executive Education Programme at Stanford University in California. Continue reading

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