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(Irish Prime Minister) Taoiseach Bertie Ahern standing for photographers at the opening ceremony of Ireland sixth Presidency of the European Union, as the European Flag is raised in the Background, Flanked on his right is Leut. General Colm Mangan chief of the defence forces. And left General officer Commanding Eastern Brigade Brigadier General Gerard McNamara. in Dublin Castle, Dublin Ireland on 1st January 2004.AFP PHOTO/NEWSFILE/FRAN CAFFREY