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February 2023
# Texas
Texas police reopen investigation into 1981 murder of Irish priest
Fr Patrick Ryan was murdered at a hotel in Odessa in December 1981.
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Thatcher told Haughey that Ireland's refusal to extradite IRA priest was 'a major setback'
Ireland and the UK disagreed over how to handle the case of Fr Patrick Ryan, and the US considered intervening, State papers reveal.
# State Papers
'A mad priest careering around Europe': Haughey and Thatcher clash over IRA clergyman
Father Patrick Ryan was suspected of being an IRA quartermaster active in Belgium.