Fr. Eoghan Haughey
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Fr. Eoghan Haughey


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The late Fr. Eoghan Haughey was a member of the Oblate Community.  He grew up in a family of seven siblings in Belton Park in Donnycarney in Dublin. In 1952 he joined the Oblate Fathers, and he spoke at length about his parents, both of whom came from Mahera in Co. Derry.  His father John was a member of the IRA during the earlier Troubles and he and his wife left the North, along with his friend Dan McKenna.  Both men joined the Irish Army and Dan McKenna was later to be appointed Chief of Staff.  In 1928, John Haughey left the army due to ill health, and he died in the 1940s.  Fr. Eoghan mentions Col. Sean Clancy who was a colleague and a good friend of his father.  He recalls his early life growing up on the north side of Dublin city and his siblings, Charles and Sean, both of whom excelled in school. In conclusion, he discusses his life as a member of the Oblate Community.

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A family history

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore

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Inchicore, Dublin

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