Saturday November 28, 2020

Haunted by Haughey

The political nostalgia industry has been enjoying something of a boom in recent weeks.

18th June, 2005

The political nostalgia industry has been enjoying something of a boom in recent weeks. The untimely death of the disgraced former justice minister Sean Doherty, followed by the screening by RTE of its long-awaited (and much-hyped) documentary series on Charles Haughey, has pushed the turbulent political events of the 1980s into greater focus than at any time since, well, the 1980s.

Actually, it's more than nostalgia. The events of the 1980s (and the 1970s) continue...

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