John Bruton

John Bruton

John Gerard Bruton is an Irish politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland from 1994 to 1997. A minister under two taoisigh, Liam Cosgrave and Garret FitzGerald, Bruton held a number of the top posts in Irish government, including Minister for Finance , and Minister for Industry, Trade, Commerce and Tourism . He became leader of Fine Gael in 1990 and served as Taoiseach from 1994 until 1997, leading the Rainbow Coalition government of Fine Gael–Labour Party–Democratic Left. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Bruton has 52 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 Foreign Legislature as a Member, Dail for the Fine Gael Party, N. Ireland. The year with the most videos was 1996 with 11 videos as a Prime Minister for Ireland. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1992 with an average of 47 views per program. Most appearances with Dick Spring (12), Bertie Ahern (12), Albert Reynolds (11). Most common tags: European Union, Ireland.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2005 - Present Head of Delegation, United States, European Commission Videos: 6 c. June 26, 1997 - Present Leader, Dail, Fine Gael Party, Ireland Videos: 5 c. January 1, 1994 - Present Prime Minister, Fine Gael Party, Ireland Videos: 3


Prime Minister, Ireland c. December 15, 1994 - c. June 26, 1997 Videos: 28 Party Leader, Irish Dail, Fine Gael Party, N. Ireland c. October 27, 1993 - c. December 15, 1994 Videos: 3 Member, Dail, Fine Gael Party, N. Ireland c. November 10, 1991 - c. October 27, 1993 Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • European Responses to Financial Crisis

    European Responses to Financial Crisis

    John Bruton talked about reaction from the EU concerning worldwide efforts to stabilize financial markets. He responded to…

  • U.S.-European Union Relations

    U.S.-European Union Relations

    Ambassador Bruton talked about issues related to both the United States and the European Union. Topics included: the EU’s desire to…

  • European Commission to U.S

    European Commission to U.S

    Ambassador Bruton was in Vienna the past week during President Bush’s meeting at a summit of leaders of the European Union. He is…

  • U.S.-EU Relations

    U.S.-EU Relations

    The House International Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats held a hearing on U.S.-European Union…

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