11/3/1932 - 8/21/2014
2014 Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Albert Reynolds
DUBLIN (AP) — Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81.
His eldest son, Philip, said he died around 3 a.m. at his Dublin home, where in recent years he required 24-hour care.
Reynolds, a savvy businessman from rural County Roscommon who made millions running rural dance halls and a pet food...