What legendary civil servant Peter Berry can teach us about the Department of Justice

What legendary civil servant Peter Berry can teach us about the Department of Justice
The first minister for justice was Kevin O’Higgins, who was shot dead in 1922

Berry believed ministers come and go, but the Department of Justice goes on forever, and can play by different rules to other departments

Peter Berry was the most dominant and legendary figure in the history of the Department of Justice. Berry was an obsessive and authoritarian figure who trusted very few around him.

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