Haughey: A Shakespearean portrait of the most cunning of them all

Gary Murphy’s elephantine biography of Charles Haughey treats its subject with excessive respect at times, but is otherwise a detailed and captivating analysis of the former taoiseach’s life and career

5th December, 2021
Haughey: A Shakespearean portrait of the most cunning of them all
The late Charles Haughey. The former taoiseach’s mercurial personality sometimes gets buried under an avalanche of policy detail. Picture: Getty

BIOGRAPHY

Haughey

By Gary Murphy

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