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Best known for tapping the phones of journalists for party political purposes, the Roscommon politician was also a key player in Charlie Haughy's downfall 10 years later.
Michael Noonan, who succeeded Doherty as Justice Minister, reveals that the Taoiseach at the time, Garret Fitzgerald wanted him to find out the truth about the phone tapping scandal as soon as he stepped into office.
Phone tapping, orchestrated by Sean Doherty, left, helped bring down Charlie Haughey, above