An Opportunistic Anglophobe: Charles J. Haughey, the Irish Government and the Falklands War, 1982

  title={An Opportunistic Anglophobe: Charles J. Haughey, the Irish Government and the Falklands War, 1982},
  author={Stephen Kelly},
  journal={Contemporary British History},
  pages={522 - 541}
  • S. Kelly
  • Published 30 March 2016
  • History
  • Contemporary British History
Abstract This article examines Irish taoiseach (prime minister) Charles J. Haughey’s involvement with the Falklands War of 1982; a hitherto neglected subject related to a defining episode in the history of Great Britain in the post-war era. Specifically, it focuses on Haughey’s relationship with British prime minister Margaret Thatcher during the depths of this crisis and the immediate diplomatic and political fallout between the British and Irish governments in the aftermath of the Falklands… 
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