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# 1987 state papers

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A bizarre story about a 'stolen' lawnmower made it into official government records 30 years ago
A tale about a Qualcast Punch Lawnmower worth £210 made it all the way into official Irish government records.
# 1987 state papers
'Iraq owes us £5m': Ireland's prep ahead of a 1987 visit from one of Saddam's 'Dirty Dozen'
Departmental notes express concern about getting back the £5 million owed to Ireland in export payments.