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date: 25 May 2024

Haughey, Charles James (b. Castlebar, Co. Mayo, 16 Sept. 1925; d. Kinsealy, Co. Dublin, 13 June 2006) Prime Minister (Taoiseach) of Ireland 1979–81, 1982, 1987–92 

Source:
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
Author(s):

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

The son of an officer in the Irish army, Haughey's family roots were in northern Irish republicanism. Raised in Dublin, he studied at University College Dublin, and King's Inns. He began a career as an accountant, and joined the ... ...

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