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#Seán Lemass

# sean-lemass - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Poverty, manslaughter and stealing apples: police records shed light on Dublin 100 years ago

The books contain information on the arrests of figures such as Seán Lemass, James Larkin, James Connolly, and Constance Markievicz.

# sean-lemass - Friday 20 March, 2015

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

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

# sean-lemass - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From The42 The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past The Penalty King

The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past

Tom Farquharson emigrated to Wales after being arrested for IRA involvement in the early 1920s. He was a cup winner six years later.

# sean-lemass - Friday 17 May, 2013

Column: Three things modern politicians should learn from the Lemass era

Séan Lemass is one of the few Irish leaders whose popularity transcends political parties – but his path wasn’t always an easy one. Modern politicians could learn a lot from his approach to politics, writes David McCann.

# sean-lemass - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Tributes paid to late ceann comhairle Pádraig Faulkner

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

# sean-lemass - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Column: McGuinness exposes the double standard at the heart of Ireland

The Sinn Féin man’s bid for the presidency may insult some, but we can’t escape our own bloody past, writes Paddy Duffy.

# sean-lemass - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Column: In Ireland, we got the bankers we deserved

Banks and property developers held the reins as the country galloped into economic crisis – and all because we put them in the saddle, writes historian Conor McCabe.

# sean-lemass - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Charlie Haughey would have said 'fight, fight and fight back', says son

Seán Haughey concedes his Dublin NC seat, saying his grandather Seán Lemass and father Charlie Haughey would have given him different advice.