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From TheJournal.ie Maureen Haughey, the wife of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey, has died RIP

Maureen Haughey, the wife of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey, has died

It’s understood that she passed away in hospital this morning after a short illness.

From TheJournal.ie 'Politics is a bug that you can't kill, but hopefully I'll be able to kill it eventually' Haughey's Return This post contains videos

'Politics is a bug that you can't kill, but hopefully I'll be able to kill it eventually'

Seán Haughey talked Deirdre Heney, his election hopes and his political obsession today.

From TheJournal.ie Is it time for some new faces in Irish politics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Is it time for some new faces in Irish politics?

It’s a very Irish thing to fear change, but would some new talent give the Dáil the kickstart it needs?

From TheJournal.ie Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so Gubu This post contains a poll

Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so

“We are living way beyond our means, Sansa.”

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 SPOILER ALERT: This is the infamous TV appearance that led to Charlie Haughey's downfall The End

SPOILER ALERT: This is the infamous TV appearance that led to Charlie Haughey's downfall

If you’re not entirely familiar with the manner of Haughey’s real-life political downfall, perhaps don’t watch this just yet.

From TheJournal.ie Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil? Actual GUBU
From TheJournal.ie What was that weird bird-eating thing in last night's 'Charlie' all about? Charlie

What was that weird bird-eating thing in last night's 'Charlie' all about?

The delicacy IS real – although you might have some difficulty finding it today.

From TheJournal.ie 724,000 of you tuned in to watch Charlie on RTÉ One last night The Box

724,000 of you tuned in to watch Charlie on RTÉ One last night

Plus, an additional 21,000 watched it on RTÉ + 1.

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.

Here's how Twitter reacted to the first episode of Charlie

There were a LOT of Love/Hate comparisons.

From TheJournal.ie Seven things you need to know about Charlie ahead of tonight's show Haughey

Seven things you need to know about Charlie ahead of tonight's show

The three-part drama hits our screens tonight.

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 the trailer for RTÉ's new Charlie Haughey drama Gubu Drama This post contains videos

Check out the trailer for RTÉ's new Charlie Haughey drama

“He was a fascinating, divisive character.”

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 "Tremendous loss...": Politicians North & South pay respects as Edward Haughey laid to rest Going Home

"Tremendous loss...": Politicians North & South pay respects as Edward Haughey laid to rest

The businessman and former senator died in helicopter crash earlier this month. His funeral was held in Newry, Co Down.

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 The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits Madiba

In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits

The South African leader visited Ireland on three occasions, most recently for the Special Olympics in 2003.

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 Mara on Haughey drama: "I'm sure RTÉ will be, as usual, even handed and balanced" Charlie

Mara on Haughey drama: "I'm sure RTÉ will be, as usual, even handed and balanced"

“RTÉ are legendary for that,” the former Fianna Fáil spindoctor said. In an entirely genuine tone of voice.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Weakest Link host says Charles Haughey groped her Haughey This post contains videos

Weakest Link host says Charles Haughey groped her

Anne Robinson has told The Guardian that she hopes the former Taoiseach “went to the grave with bruises on his hands”.

From TheJournal.ie Apology after family denies Thatcher and Gaddafi were guests of Haughey Abbeville

Apology after family denies Thatcher and Gaddafi were guests of Haughey

Promotional material for the sale of the former home of ex-Taoiseach Charles Haughey incorrectly stated that Margaret Thatcher and Colonel Gaddafi were once guests at the mansion.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine things you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Mahon Tribunal issues 'unreserved apology' to Haughey son Mahon

Mahon Tribunal issues 'unreserved apology' to Haughey son

Conor Haughey was mistakenly named in the report, instead of his brother Ciarán Haughey.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you really should know by 9pm: Kenny heads to Brussels, Norris gets a boost from the public and what the British ambassador really thought of Charles Haughey in 1980…