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Charles Haughey

Charles James "Charlie" Haughey (16 September 1925 – 13 June 2006) was Taoiseach of Ireland, serving three terms in office (from December 1979 to June 1981, March 1982 to December 1982, and March 1987 to February 1992). He was also the fourth leader of Fianna Fáil (from 1979 until 1992). Haughey was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Teachta Dála (TD) in 1957 and was re-elected in every election until 1992, he represented the Dublin North–East, Dublin Artane and Dublin North–Central constituencies. Haughey also served as Minister for Health and Social Welfare (1977–1979), Minister for Finance (1966–1970), Minister for Agriculture (1964–1966) and Minister for Justice (1961–1964). He also served as a Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Justice during the early years of his parliamentary career.

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Fianna Fáil Leadership Election, 1979 - Campaign
... the Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Charles Haughey ... Haughey on the other hand was a self-made politician ... Both Colley and Haughey were in the same class at school, they attended the same university, they both became members of Fianna Fáil at the same time and they ...
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... for Education 1982 Succeeded by Charles Haughey (acting) Members of the 17th Seanad Éireann (1983–1987) Cathaoirleach Patrick J ... Hussey (FF) Rory Kiely (FF) Joseph Lennon (FG) Charles McDonald (FG) Martin J ... Gerry Collins Pádraig Faulkner Gene Fitzgerald Denis Gallagher Jim Gibbons Charles Haughey Brian Lenihan Bobby Molloy Martin O'Donoghue Michael O'Kennedy Desmond O'Malley John Wilson Haughey Cabinet (19 ...
Charles Haughey - Governments
... The following governments were led by Haughey 16th Government of Ireland (December 1979–June 1981) 18th Government of Ireland (March 1982–December 1982) 20th ...
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... Charles Haughey 10 March 11 ... February 4 ... years, 11 months, 1 day 1,799 6 ... Enda Kenny 9 March 2011 Incumbent 1 ... year, 8 months 630 Charles Haughey 11 December 30 ... June 1 ... year, 6 months, 19 days 567 Charles Haughey 9 March 14 ... December 2. 9 ...
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    Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible.
    —Charles Haughey (b. 1925)