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# haughey - Saturday 28 December, 2019

New details of Thatcher and Haughey meeting show how British PM was against German reunification
# Chistmas
# Chistmas

New details of Thatcher and Haughey meeting show how British PM was against German reunification

Dec 28th 2019, 9:30 AM 22,915 Views 46 Comments

The Birmingham Six and IRA semtex consignments were also spoken about.

# haughey - Friday 17 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 17th 2017, 8:13 AM 25,123 Views 39 Comments

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

# haughey - Thursday 17 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 17th 2015, 10:35 PM 9,665 Views 44 Comments

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

# haughey - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Is it time for some new faces in Irish politics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Is it time for some new faces in Irish politics?

Jun 24th 2015, 9:36 AM 11,153 Views 92 Comments

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

# haughey - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 16th 2015, 9:49 AM 12,119 Views 31 Comments

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

# haughey - Monday 19 January, 2015

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 18,147 Views 33 Comments

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

# haughey - Sunday 18 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 18th 2015, 8:30 PM 66,972 Views 60 Comments

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

# haughey - Monday 12 January, 2015

Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil?
# Actual GUBU
# Actual GUBU

Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil?

Jan 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 41,312 Views 38 Comments

The story is true… sort of.

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

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

Jan 12th 2015, 11:05 AM 21,968 Views 30 Comments

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

# haughey - Monday 5 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 5th 2015, 5:35 PM 14,714 Views 36 Comments

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

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 197 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 26,217 Views 46 Comments

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
# Charlie
From The Daily Edge
# Charlie

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

Jan 5th 2015, 7:48 AM 31,422 Views 32 Comments

There were a LOT of Love/Hate comparisons.

# haughey - Sunday 4 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 4th 2015, 9:00 PM 89,845 Views 129 Comments

The three-part drama hits our screens tonight.

# 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 14,516 Views 19 Comments

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

# haughey - Thursday 4 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 4th 2014, 2:49 PM 12,488 Views 29 Comments

“He was a fascinating, divisive character.”

# 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 13,776 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.”

# 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 11,900 Views 41 Comments

There is confusion after the new claim emerged last weekend.

# haughey - Monday 24 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 24th 2014, 8:01 PM 14,698 Views 11 Comments

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

# haughey - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Charles Haughey wanted to meet Saddam Hussein in 1978 - Saddam declined
# State Papers
# State Papers

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

Dec 28th 2013, 9:45 AM 13,956 Views 39 Comments

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

# haughey - Friday 6 December, 2013

In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits
# Madiba
# Madiba

In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits

Dec 6th 2013, 2:37 AM 12,797 Views 32 Comments

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

# haughey - Saturday 26 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 26th 2013, 8:15 AM 9,805 Views 63 Comments

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

# haughey - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 16th 2013, 3:24 PM 7,182 Views 30 Comments

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

# haughey - Monday 19 August, 2013

TV programme to recall events of Charles Haughey's GUBU years
# Bizarre And Unprecedented
# Bizarre And Unprecedented

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

Aug 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 8,529 Views 37 Comments

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.

# haughey - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 104,848 Views 0 Comments

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.

# haughey - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Weakest Link host says Charles Haughey groped her
# Haughey
# Haughey

Weakest Link host says Charles Haughey groped her

Oct 13th 2012, 12:13 PM 23,248 Views 64 Comments

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

# haughey - Friday 11 May, 2012

Apology after family denies Thatcher and Gaddafi were guests of Haughey
# Abbeville
# Abbeville

Apology after family denies Thatcher and Gaddafi were guests of Haughey

May 11th 2012, 5:35 PM 6,401 Views 24 Comments

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.

# haughey - Thursday 10 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 10th 2012, 7:51 PM 2,904 Views 0 Comments

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

# haughey - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Mahon Tribunal issues 'unreserved apology' to Haughey son
# Mahon
# Mahon

Mahon Tribunal issues 'unreserved apology' to Haughey son

Mar 28th 2012, 7:35 AM 6,336 Views 12 Comments

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

# haughey - Thursday 23 June, 2011