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# charlie-haughey - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Government rejected call for change after Stardust tragedy, archives show
# Stardust Disaster
# Stardust Disaster

Government rejected call for change after Stardust tragedy, archives show

Dec 27th 2020, 10:25 AM 13,852 Views 0 Comments

A total of 48 young people died in the nightclub blaze in Artane in Dublin on Valentine’s Day in 1981.

# charlie-haughey - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Explainer: How 'examinership' works in Ireland (including how Saddam Hussein comes into it)
# Economic Downturn
# Economic Downturn

Explainer: How 'examinership' works in Ireland (including how Saddam Hussein comes into it)

Jun 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 19,967 Views 1 Comment

Experts believe the process could provide a lifeline for troubled businesses in the post-pandemic period.

# charlie-haughey - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Economic disaster, diaries and hand-dryers: Inside the most powerful government department
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Economic disaster, diaries and hand-dryers: Inside the most powerful government department

Jan 5th 2020, 10:00 PM 19,093 Views 12 Comments

From the Cuban Missile Crisis to Roger Casement statues, the Department of Finance is involved in nearly every government decision.

# charlie-haughey - Monday 30 December, 2019

Charlie Haughey's hotel suite during a visit to France was triple the cost of the room given to another minister
# State Papers
# State Papers

Charlie Haughey's hotel suite during a visit to France was triple the cost of the room given to another minister

Dec 30th 2019, 8:45 AM 26,703 Views 30 Comments

The government also took special care with the visit of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Abdullah.

# charlie-haughey - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Thatcher told Haughey that Ireland's refusal to extradite IRA priest was 'a major setback'
# FR PATRICK RYAN
# FR PATRICK RYAN

Thatcher told Haughey that Ireland's refusal to extradite IRA priest was 'a major setback'

Dec 28th 2019, 9:30 PM 40,813 Views 35 Comments

Ireland and the UK disagreed over how to handle the case of Fr Patrick Ryan, and the US considered intervening, State papers reveal.

The Christmas cards sent to Haughey asking him not to forget The Birmingham Six
# State Papers
# State Papers

The Christmas cards sent to Haughey asking him not to forget The Birmingham Six

Dec 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 15,884 Views 24 Comments

“This will be the 16th Christmas that my father and the five men… will spend imprisoned for a crime that they did not commit,” one letter said.

# charlie-haughey - Saturday 29 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 29th 2018, 9:30 AM 11,603 Views 14 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Friday 29 December, 2017

'My feelings go deeper than anger': Thatcher lambasted Haughey during aftermath of Enniskillen bomb
# State Papers 1987
# State Papers 1987

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

Dec 29th 2017, 7:27 AM 28,532 Views 84 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Saturday 25 February, 2017

What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?
# After The Fall
# After The Fall

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

Feb 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 9,837 Views 28 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Friday 30 December, 2016

A Donegal child wrote a letter to Garret FitzGerald in 1984 having a sly dig at Charlie Haughey
# Pen Pals
From The Daily Edge
# Pen Pals

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

Dec 30th 2016, 9:30 AM 15,718 Views 9 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Saturday 16 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 16th 2016, 7:15 AM 20,685 Views 20 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Sunday 20 September, 2015

How would Charlie Haughey have handled the water charges debacle?
# Way Beyond Our Means
# Way Beyond Our Means

How would Charlie Haughey have handled the water charges debacle?

Sep 20th 2015, 8:30 AM 14,173 Views 52 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:17 PM 12,880 Views 62 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Monday 11 May, 2015

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

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

May 11th 2015, 4:19 PM 37,417 Views 20 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Friday 20 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 20th 2015, 7:00 PM 18,268 Views 39 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Monday 2 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 2nd 2015, 3:28 PM 23,347 Views 14 Comments

The family are behind the major Toyoko Inn chain.

# charlie-haughey - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

These Taoiseach-themed greeting cards are simply perfect
# Boomtime Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Boomtime Rats

These Taoiseach-themed greeting cards are simply perfect

Feb 10th 2015, 10:00 PM 4,904 Views 4 Comments

Wow.

Looking for an alternative Valentine's Day card this year?
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

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

Feb 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 20,403 Views 27 Comments

Charlie’s card comes with its own brown envelope.

# charlie-haughey - Saturday 24 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 24th 2015, 9:15 AM 57,501 Views 65 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Monday 19 January, 2015

RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue
# Ortolan
From The Daily Edge
# Ortolan

RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue

Jan 19th 2015, 11:58 AM 22,353 Views 12 Comments

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

So was the final episode of Charlie actually any good?
# Review
# Review

So was the final episode of Charlie actually any good?

Jan 19th 2015, 9:03 AM 18,131 Views 33 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Quite a few of us would like to see 'a character like Charles Haughey' as Taoiseach
# Quite The Character
# Quite The Character

Quite a few of us would like to see 'a character like Charles Haughey' as Taoiseach

Jan 14th 2015, 2:40 PM 10,825 Views 53 Comments

Arise and follow, etc.

Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair'
# Reaction
# Reaction

Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair'

Jan 14th 2015, 11:35 AM 26,174 Views 62 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Monday 12 January, 2015

Seán Doherty's daughter says Charlie is a 'vicious attack' on her father
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

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

Jan 12th 2015, 12:14 PM 17,672 Views 50 Comments

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

So, was episode two of Charlie actually any good?
# Review
# Review

So, was episode two of Charlie actually any good?

Jan 12th 2015, 9:17 AM 26,277 Views 55 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Monday 5 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 5th 2015, 6:30 PM 13,303 Views 7 Comments

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.

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

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

Jan 5th 2015, 1:00 PM 172 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 5th 2015, 11:41 AM 26,185 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 5th 2015, 9:48 AM 33,410 Views 75 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Friday 2 January, 2015

Here's what you'll be watching, reading and listening to in 2015
# Watch This Space
# Watch This Space

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

Jan 2nd 2015, 1:30 PM 15,254 Views 14 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Saturday 6 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 6th 2014, 7:57 PM 14,511 Views 19 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Aidan Gillen is the SPIT of Charlie Haughey in the new RTÉ drama
# Gubu
From The Daily Edge
# Gubu

Aidan Gillen is the SPIT of Charlie Haughey in the new RTÉ drama

Dec 4th 2014, 3:26 PM 2,206 Views 1 Comment

Uncanny.

# charlie-haughey - Sunday 2 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 13,698 Views 81 Comments

“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.”

# charlie-haughey - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 23rd 2014, 12:46 PM 11,744 Views 41 Comments

There is confusion after the new claim emerged last weekend.

# charlie-haughey - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Check out this Dáil row between Charlie Haughey, Dick Spring and John Bruton in 1991
# Back In The Day
# Back In The Day

Check out this Dáil row between Charlie Haughey, Dick Spring and John Bruton in 1991

Aug 17th 2014, 5:15 PM 21,181 Views 37 Comments

“Who wrote that rubbish?!”

# charlie-haughey - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 13th 2014, 9:30 PM 30,769 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 13th 2014, 1:03 PM 32,499 Views 42 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 31,880 Views 48 Comments

A touch of class from our former taoiseach.

# charlie-haughey - Thursday 17 July, 2014

In search of dolphins aboard Charlie Haughey's old yacht
# Celtic Mist
# Celtic Mist

In search of dolphins aboard Charlie Haughey's old yacht

Jul 17th 2014, 11:58 AM 5,817 Views 6 Comments

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

# charlie-haughey - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 15th 2014, 4:31 PM 17,954 Views 9 Comments

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

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