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Why €5,000 could have sorted Haughey problem

It's a pity Sean Haughey didn’t think of forking out €5,000 in the last two months for a meeting with Taoiseach Bertie Ahern.

18th February, 2006

It's a pity Sean Haughey didn’t think of forking out €5,000 in the last two months for a meeting with Taoiseach Bertie Ahern.

Last week’s embarrassment over the junior ministerial appointment might have been avoided. Sean Haughey still might not have been made a junior minister, but at least he would not have been led to believe over two months that, at last, he was to get ministerial preferment.

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