Portraits in Power: Charles Haughey

Charles Haughey saw himself as the chieftain of his people, but his lifestyle was fuelled by corruption and greed, writes Peter Murtagh

11th August, 2019

Party: Fianna Fáil

Constituencies: Dublin North-East, Dublin Artane, Dublin North-Central

In office: December 1979-June 1981; March 1982-December 1982; March 1987-February 1992

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