Haughey papers to be handed over to DCU

“An account of the origins of social partnership written by Charles J Haughey will be among the papers of the late taoiseach which will be handed over to Dublin City University (DCU) at a ceremony in the college next Tuesday. Also among the 250 boxes of papers covering the late taoiseach’s political life are details of the early contacts between Mr Haughey and the Belfast-based Redemptorist priest, Fr Alex Reid, in what later turned into the Northern peace process. Minister of State at the Department of Education Seán Haughey said tentative discussions on where the papers should go had begun while his father was still alive …” (more)

[Stephen Collins, Irish Times, 30 January]

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