Wednesday 17 January 2018

Kevin Doyle: Project Eagle may be a blotch too many on Noonan's CV

Michael Noonan. Photo: Mark Condren
Michael Noonan. Photo: Mark Condren
Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Michael Noonan's political CV has suffered many serious blotches over his 35 years in Leinster House - but every time he has found a way back.

Shortly after becoming a TD he found himself taking over the Department of Justice in the wake of the infamous phone tapping scandal of 1982.

He thrived under Garret FitzGerald, prompting early expectation that he would be a future leader.

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