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GUBU

Podcast Series GUBU

GUBU tells the story of killer Malcolm Macarthur and how his crimes impacted the government of Taoiseach Charles Haughey. Coming soon from Harry McGee of The Irish Times.

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Series Episodes

Episode seven: The trial

Episode seven: The trial

Malcolm Macarthur is convicted but the scandal and conspiracy theories continues. What becomes of Malcolm Macarthur, and the two other people drawn into his murders, Charles Haughey and Patrick Connolly? What ultimately motivated Macarthur to do what he did: to kill two young strangers during the sweltering summer of 1982.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

47 mins

10 June Finished

Episode six: The fallout

Episode six: The fallout

Macarthur’s arrest in the home of the Attorney General creates an international political storm. Episode six of seven. GUBU is researched, reported and narrated by Harry McGee and edited by Enda O'Dowd. Sound mix by JJ Vernon Title music by Orakhal Graphics by Paul Scott irishtimes.com/podcasts/gubu Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

35 mins

9 June Finished

Episode five: The arrest

Episode five: The arrest

Malcolm Macarthur seeks refuge in the home of his friend Patrick Connolly. He is driven around in a State car. But gardaí have now established the connection with the Attorney General and move in to arrest him.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

28 mins

8 June Finished

Episode four: The hunt

Episode four: The hunt

The trail to find the aristocratic killer moves to the south of Dublin City, to the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire. The net closes after a ham-fisted attempt by Malcolm Macarthur to burgle an American diplomat. Episode four of seven. GUBU is researched, reported and narrated by Harry McGee and edited by Enda O'Dowd. Sound mix by JJ Vernon Title music by Orakhal Graphics by Paul Scott irishtimes.com/podcasts/gubu Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

33 mins

7 June Finished

Episode three: The Taoiseach and the murderer

Episode three: The Taoiseach and the murderer

Who was Malcom Macarthur and what was his connection to Charles J Haughey, Taoiseach of Ireland? How did Macarthur befriend Patrick Connolly, Ireland’s top law officer? To understand the story, we need to understand the politics of 1980s Ireland. Episode three of seven. GUBU is researched, reported and narrated by Harry McGee and edited by Enda O'Dowd. Sound mix by JJ Vernon Title music by Orakhal Graphics by Paul Scott irishtimes.com/podcasts/gubu Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

51 mins

6 June Finished

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