Bertie Ahern storms out of interview early when asked about Mahon Tribunal
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Bertie Ahern storms out of interview early when asked about Mahon Tribunal

THE FORMER Taoiseach appeared on the show 'Conflict Zone' before his swift exit.

Bertie Ahern appeared on the political TV show to give his thoughts on the Good Friday Agreement.

The show was marking 20 years since the agreement and presenter Tim Sebastian sat down with Mr Ahern to talk about it.

As the interview progressed, Mr Sebastian appeared eager to discuss Mr Ahern's former political past.

When pressed on his last days of Taoiseach, Mr Ahern grew agitated as Mr Sebastian asked him about the Mahon Tribunal, which saw Mr Ahern stand trial for reportedly taking corrupt payments in exchange for his political decisions.

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Mr Sebastian asked the former Taoiseach if he was happy with clearing his name since the trial and did he rectify any situations caused by the trial.

Mr Ahern, after dodging multiple questions becomes fed up and tells the interviewer:"I agreed to meet you on the Good Friday agreement. We have done that so we are finished. Thank you very much".

The former Fianna Fáil man proceeds to rip off his microphone and leave the interview.

The interview can be watched in full below:

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