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# charlie
Old money, new order: the changing of the guard for Ulster football in the 1950s
Cavan lost their grip on provincial dominance as their neighbours made the breakthrough, writes Paul Fitzpatrick In an extract from his new book, Charlie.
# love island
The nation is praising Charlie for standing up for Alex on Love Island
But could we risk losing him this week? Our recap.
# signed sealed delivered
There is a seal in Howth that waves at people when it's thrown some food and it's just delightful
The friendliest seal in all of Dublin.
# durtburd
This parrot from Tallaght keeps shouting 'oh bollix' at his owners
Charlie has a filthy gob.
# Way Beyond Our Means
How would Charlie Haughey have handled the water charges debacle?
Seán Haughey talks about the RTÉ drama, his father’s legacy and how he would’ve handled a modern day controversy.
# gongland killing
Love/Hate cleans up - as the IFTAs bounce back from 2014 shambles
TV3 came on board to broadcast the show – after last year’s ceremony was branded “embarrassing” by viewers.
# 1916
RTÉ's making a drama on the 'violent birth of modern Ireland' - by the guy who wrote Charlie
Brian Gleeson and Love/Hate’s Charlie Murphy (Siobhán) are set to star in the new five-part drama.
# Not in the IRA
The Washington Post just made the worst Prince Charles typo you will ever see
We can’t deal.
# gubu
Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so
“We are living way beyond our means, Sansa.”
# Littlefinger
Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so
“We are living way beyond our means, Sansa.”
# Dublin town
Fianna Fáil's brand new plan for Moore Street is "a little bit inspired" by Charlie
Could the area become the new Temple Bar?
# Sweetie
Just who was Terry Keane, Charlie Haughey's mistress?
Keane and the former Taoiseach had a 27-year affair.
# Charlie Hebdo
Paris supermarket gunman buried in unmarked grave
Amedy Coulibaly’s body had been rejected by his home country of Mali.
# shovel ready
Your vital round-up of property news from the week
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# ortolan
RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue
A speech from the second episode was allegedly lifted from an article by a US journalist.
# Review
So was the final episode of Charlie actually any good?
Review: The final part of the landmark RTÉ drama whizzes through Haughey’s final years in office.
# who is the beast
Everyone who watched Charlie last night had one question on their lips
“Who is the beast?”
# the end
SPOILER ALERT: This is the infamous TV appearance that led to Charlie Haughey's downfall
If you’re not entirely familiar with the manner of Haughey’s real-life political downfall, perhaps don’t watch this just yet.
# charlie
Healy-Rae: Charles Haughey did an awful lot of good for this country
Healy-Rae’s father was good friends with the former Taoiseach.
# quite the character
Quite a few of us would like to see 'a character like Charles Haughey' as Taoiseach
Arise and follow, etc.
# Reaction
Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair'
Dara Calleary has been responding to the RTÉ drama in an interview with
# la marseillaise
Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks
It’s the first time the national anthem has been sung in parliament since 1918.
# Actual GUBU
Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil?
The story is true… sort of.
# on the grid
Sales of electric cars in Ireland were up 400% last year*
*That put 222 of the new vehicles onto our roads.
# Not happy
Seán Doherty's daughter says Charlie is a 'vicious attack' on her father
The former justice minister features prominently in episode two of the RTÉ drama.
# charlie
What was that weird bird-eating thing in last night's 'Charlie' all about?
The delicacy IS real – although you might have some difficulty finding it today.
# Review
So, was episode two of Charlie actually any good?
Review: Aidan Gillen is excellent again but other characters come into their own in the second instalment.
# je suis charlie
'Ink should flow, not blood': Up to 1.6 million people attend 'unity' rally in Paris
“Today, Paris is the capital of the world,” French President Francois Hollande told the emotional crowd that gathered in the city centre today.
# je suis charlie
Want to head to a French 'unity' event today? Here's what's happening near you
The French Embassy has received thousands of messages of support in the wake of this week’s terror attacks.
# the box
724,000 of you tuned in to watch Charlie on RTÉ One last night
Plus, an additional 21,000 watched it on RTÉ + 1.
# Reaction
Mary O'Rourke was 'a bit troubled' by Charlie's depiction of Brian Lenihan
The sister of the late former tánaiste has been speaking about the RTÉ drama this morning.
# Review
So after all the hype was episode one of Charlie actually any good?
Review: While Aidan Gillen nails the portrayal of the former taoiseach other characters leave a lot to be desired.
# who's who
Who exactly was everyone in Charlie last night?
Some people were a little confused…
# charlie
Here's how Twitter reacted to the first episode of Charlie
There were a LOT of Love/Hate comparisons.
# Haughey
Seven things you need to know about Charlie ahead of tonight's show
The three-part drama hits our screens tonight.
# On the box
7 TV shows you should be watching in 2015
Start off your New Year with some new telly.
# jawsus
Venus fly trap wearing a Santy outfit is surprisingly cute
“Those aren’t his real eyes. Those aren’t his real eyes. Those aren’t his…”
# Haughey
Aidan Gillen on becoming Charlie: 'It's not a sensationalist hatchet-job'
“There’s something unknowable about him for sure. I wasn’t expecting to find a definitive answer.”
# gubu
Aidan Gillen is the SPIT of Charlie Haughey in the new RTÉ drama
# gubu drama
Check out the trailer for RTÉ's new Charlie Haughey drama
“He was a fascinating, divisive character.”