Haughey’s papers given to university

“Former taoiseach Charles Haughey wrote a series of personal jottings before he died, saying that he had never broken his word in politics and never made a decision that was not motivated totally by the public good. This was revealed yesterday by the late taoiseach’s son, Minister of State for Education and Enterprise Seán Haughey, at the presentation of his father’s private papers to Dublin City University (DCU). Mr Haughey’s sister Eimear Mulhern and his brothers Ciarán and Conor Haughey were also present for the ceremony at DCU, accompanying their mother Maureen and the former taoiseach’s surviving siblings, Ms Maureen Haughey and Fr Eoghan Haughey. The collection will be housed in the DCU library in an archival facility to be named after the former Taoiseach …” (more)

[Deaglan de Breadun, Irish Times, 4 February]

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