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#Jack Lynch

# jack-lynch - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'The Phibsboro Flop': When Pele came to Dublin and was ripped to shreds by the press
# No Holding Back
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# No Holding Back

'The Phibsboro Flop': When Pele came to Dublin and was ripped to shreds by the press

Oct 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 26,846 Views 10 Comments

The football icon – who celebrated his 78th birthday earlier this week – experienced a forgettable time in Ireland in 1972.

# jack-lynch - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
# Waterboarding
# Waterboarding

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 12,144 Views 54 Comments

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

# jack-lynch - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Check out this short video of former taoiseach Jack Lynch singing 'De Banks'
# Cork Boy
# Cork Boy

Check out this short video of former taoiseach Jack Lynch singing 'De Banks'

Oct 26th 2014, 5:30 PM 10,109 Views 18 Comments

A politician, a GAA star and a singer…

# jack-lynch - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

The GAA is absolutely not 'wielding power in any political sense'
# What Power
# What Power

The GAA is absolutely not 'wielding power in any political sense'

May 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 11,139 Views 26 Comments

As the trend of former GAA players turning to politics continues, we ask political expert Eoin O’Malley if the GAA has any power over the Irish electorate.

# jack-lynch - Sunday 23 February, 2014

6 high-profile sportspeople turned into successful politicians
# Political Game
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# Political Game

6 high-profile sportspeople turned into successful politicians

Feb 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 4,549 Views 4 Comments

With Kenneth Egan set to face the electorate, we look at some former sportspeople who turned to politics.

# jack-lynch - Friday 27 December, 2013

This underwear ad in the RTÉ Guide caused a bit of a stir in 1978
# State Papers
# State Papers

This underwear ad in the RTÉ Guide caused a bit of a stir in 1978

Dec 27th 2013, 6:30 PM 40,531 Views 46 Comments

In the late 70s and early 80s, there were also a number of complaints about about inappropriate content in men’s magazines.

TDs worried about impact Dáil TV and radio broadcasts would have on their dignity
# State Papers
# State Papers

TDs worried about impact Dáil TV and radio broadcasts would have on their dignity

Dec 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,806 Views 14 Comments

Here’s how the current Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett, played a key role in opening-up the Dáil to broadcasters.

# jack-lynch - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Column: What is Jack Lynch's legacy?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What is Jack Lynch's legacy?

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 792 Views 62 Comments

Despite the highs and lows of his political career, former Taoiseach Jack Lynch was still described as “the most popular politician since Daniel O’Connell”, writes David McCann on the 14th anniversary of the death.

# jack-lynch - 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 8,584 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.

# jack-lynch - 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 109,828 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.

# jack-lynch - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Column: Jack Lynch's victory 35 years today was a PR one...
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Jack Lynch's victory 35 years today was a PR one...

Jul 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,174 Views 27 Comments

…But while the watershed campaign gave Fianna Fáil a landslide in 1977, writes David McCann, the triumph was short-lived and carries lessons for us today.

# jack-lynch - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Tributes paid to late ceann comhairle Pádraig Faulkner
# Death
# Death

Tributes paid to late ceann comhairle Pádraig Faulkner

Jun 2nd 2012, 4:26 PM 1,640 Views 2 Comments

A former government minister and ceann comhairle, the Fianna Fáil stalwart died yesterday.

# jack-lynch - Monday 26 March, 2012

'I was armed with a pistol' as Minister for Justice, says Des O'Malley
# Des O'Malley
# Des O'Malley

'I was armed with a pistol' as Minister for Justice, says Des O'Malley

Mar 26th 2012, 9:59 AM 4,641 Views 9 Comments

O’Malley served on Jack Lynch’s cabinet following the 1970 arms crisis and IRA split.

# jack-lynch - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Smithwick Tribunal: Former minister disputes evidence about Jack Lynch
# Smithwick Tribunal
# Smithwick Tribunal

Smithwick Tribunal: Former minister disputes evidence about Jack Lynch

Mar 14th 2012, 1:59 PM 1,209 Views 1 Comment

Gerry Collins, who was Jack Lynch’s minister for justice, disputes a former RUC officer’s claims that Lynch ordered no assistance.

# jack-lynch - Sunday 4 December, 2011

In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past

Dec 4th 2011, 9:30 AM 3,221 Views 9 Comments

Bruton’s VAT on children’s shoes, McCreevy’s decentralisation, Mac the Knife, ‘turning a corner’ – and plenty more.