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#Charlie Haughey

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Haughey was urged to pressure 'British arrogance' over Birmingham Six and Guildford Four State Papers

Charlie Haughey was urged to pressure 'British arrogance' over Birmingham Six and Guildford Four

The convictions of the nine men and one women were ultimately quashed.

From TheJournal.ie 'My feelings go deeper than anger': Thatcher lambasted Haughey during aftermath of Enniskillen bomb State Papers 1987

'My feelings go deeper than anger': Thatcher lambasted Haughey during aftermath of Enniskillen bomb

Details of the row about extradition procedures have been revealed in freshly released state papers.

From TheJournal.ie What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders? After The Fall

What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?

Fine Gael’s succession looks all very amicable at the moment but there are lessons in the past from the likes of Bertie Ahern.

A Donegal child wrote a letter to Garret FitzGerald in 1984 having a sly dig at Charlie Haughey

“I don’t like the way Charlie is doing it”.

From TheJournal.ie Uno duce, una voce: The story behind THAT infamous PJ Mara remark Showtime

Uno duce, una voce: The story behind THAT infamous PJ Mara remark

The late Fianna Fáil advisor came to public prominence in 1985 after an infamous comment about Charlie Haughey… and accompanying goose step.

From TheJournal.ie How would Charlie Haughey have handled the water charges debacle? Way Beyond Our Means This post contains videos

How would Charlie Haughey have handled the water charges debacle?

Seán Haughey talks about the RTÉ drama, his father’s legacy and how he would’ve handled a modern day controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Back to the future: Haughey could be running for the Dáil after tomorrow night Fianna Fáil

Back to the future: Haughey could be running for the Dáil after tomorrow night

The son of the late former taoiseach is the favourite to take the Fianna Fáil nomination in Dublin Bay North.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the dilapidated Haughey estate that is due to be turned into a resort Needs Work This post contains images

Inside the dilapidated Haughey estate that is due to be turned into a resort

The former taoiseach sold Abbeville in 2003 to settle his mounting debts.

From TheJournal.ie Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising Seán Lemass

Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising

The wife of former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey made a rare public appearance today.

From TheJournal.ie Some Japanese hoteliers with an unusual staff policy have bought Charlie Haughey's mansion Stately Homes

Some Japanese hoteliers with an unusual staff policy have bought Charlie Haughey's mansion

The family are behind the major Toyoko Inn chain.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for an alternative Valentine's Day card this year? We All Partied

Looking for an alternative Valentine's Day card this year?

Charlie’s card comes with its own brown envelope.

From TheJournal.ie Just who was Terry Keane, Charlie Haughey's mistress? Sweetie

Just who was Terry Keane, Charlie Haughey's mistress?

Keane and the former Taoiseach had a 27-year affair.

RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue

A speech from the second episode was allegedly lifted from an article by a US journalist.

From TheJournal.ie So was the final episode of Charlie actually any good? Review

So was the final episode of Charlie actually any good?

Review: The final part of the landmark RTÉ drama whizzes through Haughey’s final years in office.

From TheJournal.ie Quite a few of us would like to see 'a character like Charles Haughey' as Taoiseach Quite The Character
From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair' Reaction This post contains videos

Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair'

Dara Calleary has been responding to the RTÉ drama in an interview with TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Doherty's daughter says Charlie is a 'vicious attack' on her father Not Happy

Seán Doherty's daughter says Charlie is a 'vicious attack' on her father

The former justice minister features prominently in episode two of the RTÉ drama.

From TheJournal.ie So, was episode two of Charlie actually any good? Review

So, was episode two of Charlie actually any good?

Review: Aidan Gillen is excellent again but other characters come into their own in the second instalment.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry humpback whales to appear on BBC tonight (and --- believe it or not --- there's a Charlie Haughey connection) School's Back

Kerry humpback whales to appear on BBC tonight (and --- believe it or not --- there's a Charlie Haughey connection)

Footage of the stunning mammals was captured around the Blaskets and Dingle Bay last summer. The resulting film is set to air over two nights this week.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Charles Haughey’s election as Fianna Fáil leader – the Northern Ireland factor Charles Haughey

Opinion: Charles Haughey’s election as Fianna Fáil leader – the Northern Ireland factor

What impact did Haughey’s stance (real or perceived) on Northern Ireland have on his successful election as Taoiseach and president of Fianna Fáil?

From TheJournal.ie Mary O'Rourke was 'a bit troubled' by Charlie's depiction of Brian Lenihan Reaction

Mary O'Rourke was 'a bit troubled' by Charlie's depiction of Brian Lenihan

The sister of the late former tánaiste has been speaking about the RTÉ drama this morning.

From TheJournal.ie So after all the hype was episode one of Charlie actually any good? Review

So after all the hype was episode one of Charlie actually any good?

Review: While Aidan Gillen nails the portrayal of the former taoiseach other characters leave a lot to be desired.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what you'll be watching, reading and listening to in 2015 Watch This Space

Here's what you'll be watching, reading and listening to in 2015

Looking for new books, music, films and TV shows this year? We’ve got you covered.

From TheJournal.ie Aidan Gillen on becoming Charlie: 'It's not a sensationalist hatchet-job' Haughey

Aidan Gillen on becoming Charlie: 'It's not a sensationalist hatchet-job'

“There’s something unknowable about him for sure. I wasn’t expecting to find a definitive answer.”

From TheJournal.ie Check out this short video of Charlie Haughey telling us 'we're living way beyond our means' Flashback

Check out this short video of Charlie Haughey telling us 'we're living way beyond our means'

“I wish to talk to you this evening about the state of the nation’s affairs and the picture I have to paint is not, unfortunately, a very cheerful one.”

From TheJournal.ie Was Charlie Haughey really beaten with an iron bar on the morning of the Budget? Gubu

Was Charlie Haughey really beaten with an iron bar on the morning of the Budget?

There is confusion after the new claim emerged last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Check out this Dáil row between Charlie Haughey, Dick Spring and John Bruton in 1991 Back In The Day This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Nidge on the new Charlie Haughey drama: 'I was amazed to find out that it was all true' Charlie/Haughey

Nidge on the new Charlie Haughey drama: 'I was amazed to find out that it was all true'

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, more famous for his role in Love/Hate, plays PJ Mara in RTÉ’s new drama about the former taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Aidan Gillen looks like as Charlie Haughey in RTÉ's new drama Charlie

Here's what Aidan Gillen looks like as Charlie Haughey in RTÉ's new drama

And Nidge looks a lot like Haughey’s enforcer PJ Mara…

From TheJournal.ie Helicopter rides and cigars: Here's what dinner with Charlie Haughey was like in 1987 Posh Nosh

Helicopter rides and cigars: Here's what dinner with Charlie Haughey was like in 1987

A touch of class from our former taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie In search of dolphins aboard Charlie Haughey's old yacht Celtic Mist

In search of dolphins aboard Charlie Haughey's old yacht

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group are making the most of the fine weather today, as they set off on their mission to survey the dolphin population in the North West

From TheJournal.ie Your baby dolphin making the most of the Wexford winter sunshine pics of the day Hook Head This post contains images

Your baby dolphin making the most of the Wexford winter sunshine pics of the day

The southeast coast is the place to be for whale and dolphin watchers at this time of year…

From TheJournal.ie Haughey government decided ministers should get a safe and shredder in their homes State Papers

Haughey government decided ministers should get a safe and shredder in their homes

If they required them, that is. The Fine Gael-led coalition tried to get them back in 1983 after they came to power.

From TheJournal.ie Charles Haughey wanted to meet Saddam Hussein in 1978 - Saddam declined State Papers

Charles Haughey wanted to meet Saddam Hussein in 1978 - Saddam declined

Accompanied by Liam Lawlor, Haughey was there to arrange medical cooperation between the two countries.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly vs tobacco industry: Stop making smoking look attractive to girls Thank You For Not Smoking

James Reilly vs tobacco industry: Stop making smoking look attractive to girls

He follows in the footsteps of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey and ex-minister Micheál Martin in the vendetta against the habit.

From TheJournal.ie Haughey family behind website to provide 'factual information' about Charlie's career CJH

Haughey family behind website to provide 'factual information' about Charlie's career

But no mentions of the Arms Crisis, phone tapping, Ben Dunne or the Tribunals…

From TheJournal.ie TV programme to recall events of Charles Haughey's GUBU years Bizarre And Unprecedented

TV programme to recall events of Charles Haughey's GUBU years

Two-part programme begins on TV3 tonight and will chart the rise and fall of Charles Haughey during the tumultuous events of 1982 and 1983.

From TheJournal.ie 6 key moments that defined Margaret Thatcher's relationship with Ireland Margaret Thatcher This post contains videos

6 key moments that defined Margaret Thatcher's relationship with Ireland

Assassination attempts, the Hunger Strikes, and historic agreements were just some of the events involving Britain and Ireland that took place during the Iron Lady’s 11 years as Prime Minister.

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