Wednesday December 11, 2019

Book review: The Globalist: Peter Sutherland, His Life and Career by John Walsh

A reverential look at the eventful life and times of Suds

10th November, 2019
Peter Sutherland: the Eurocrat was routinely referred to by Margaret Thatcher as ‘that man in Brussels’ Pic: Shutterstock

Biography: The Globalist: Peter Sutherland, His Life and Career: By John Walsh; William Collins, €25

Peter Sutherland came dangerously close to wasting his life as a Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West. The silver-tongued young barrister got off to a flying start in the 1973 general election, listing his address as ‘Carraig an tSionnaigh’ on leaflets to disguise the fact that he lived in leafy Foxrock. Then he fell victim to a...

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