Monday April 6, 2020

Man of the world and of the people

Eddie Haughey, a salesman to his fingertips, simply didn't recognise frontiers, barriers or borders, writes Eamonn Mallie.

16th March, 2014
Edward Haughey pictured in his office at Norbrook Laboratories in Newry in 1996: the world became his pitch for business. Picture: Pacemaker

Despite all Eddie Haughey's travelling and mixing with the great and the good all over the world, he didn't lose his flat Louth/South Armagh accent. He was a border man' but not in the traditional sense of a smuggler, milking currency differences and involved in bed and breakfast services' for the next switch of sheep or cattle to pastures new south of the border.

Seventy-year-old Eddie, who was tragically killed in a helicopter accident...

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