From top: Dessie O’Malley and Charlie Bird in 1985; Charlie Bird and Eamonn Farrell last night with a portrait of Haughey; Eamonn Farrell at the Hunt Museum
The Hunt Museum, Limerick.
Charlie Bird launches an exhibition of photos from the career of Charles Haughey and his Limerick nemesis Dessie O’Malley by veteran photographer Eamonn Farrell, who runs the Rollingnews picture agency and is long term friend of the ‘sheet.
Charles Haughey: Power, Politics, Public Image And Desmond O’Malley runs until November 20.
On August 31 1994, the Provisional IRA announced its historic ceasefire which was due in part to the efforts of the then Taoiseach Albert Reynolds. The Combined Loyalist Military Command followed with its ceasefire announcement on October 12.