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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Haughey

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New details of Thatcher and Haughey meeting show how British PM was against German reunification
The Birmingham Six and IRA semtex consignments were also spoken about.
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.
'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.
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?
Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so
“We are living way beyond our means, Sansa.”
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.
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.
Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil?
The story is true… sort of.
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.
724,000 of you tuned in to watch Charlie on RTÉ One last night
Plus, an additional 21,000 watched it on RTÉ + 1.
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?
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.
Seven things you need to know about Charlie ahead of tonight's show
The three-part drama hits our screens tonight.
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.”
Check out the trailer for RTÉ's new Charlie Haughey drama
“He was a fascinating, divisive character.”
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.”
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.
"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.
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.
In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits
The South African leader visited Ireland on three occasions, most recently for the Special Olympics in 2003.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…
Mahon Tribunal issues 'unreserved apology' to Haughey son
Conor Haughey was mistakenly named in the report, instead of his brother Ciarán Haughey.