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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# margaret thatcher

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# Doodle
Check out Ronald Reagan's G7 summit doodles
Former British PM Margaret Thatchter had kept the sketches among her personal papers.
# Hillsborough
Documents reveal Thatcher was wrongly told 'drunk fans' caused Hillsborough
Documents disclosed by the BBC detail the views of senior police officers at the time that Liverpool fans had caused the 1989 stadium disaster when an inquiry later found the failure of police crowd control had been the main cause.
# pic of the day
Archive Photo of the Day
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# Belgrano
Top Argentine football league renamed in honour of sunk Belgrano warship
The Argentinian government owns the rights to First Division matches and shows games on free-to-air TV.
# The Iron Lady
UCC branch of FG to debate honorary membership for Thatcher
UCC members of Young Fine Gael will debate offering honorary life membership to ‘the Iron Lady’ next Wednesday.
# margaret thatcher
In pictures: The Iron Lady premiere
Featuring Meryl Streep, Jeremy Hunt and a blue carpet. Maggie herself wasn’t there.
# State Papers
In pictures: State papers reveal new details about hunger strikes and Stardust
Gaddafi’s intervention in the hunger strikes, Thatcher’s concessions and an advisor to Charlie Haughey who wasn’t best pleased with the state broadcaster. All revealed today…
# State Papers
Archives show Bobby Sands "offered to end hunger strike"
New documents released under the 30-year rule give an insight into some previously unknown occurrences in 1981, such as Bobby Sands allegedly offering to suspend his hunger strike.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: Fears over superstore plans; the mystery of the space ball; and how Christmas movies might have been.
# t-shirt
Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store
A t-shirt showing silhouettes dancing at the Iron Lady’s grave is withdrawn, after being slammed by Unionist politicians.
# Charles JR Haughey
Thatcher told that Haughey may have been "Ireland's answer to JR"
Robert Haydon,who was the UK’s ambassador to Ireland in 1980, warned Margaret Thatcher that Haughey was a “wily” man and “no friend of ours” according to newly-released documents.
Cardinal Rules Part 11: On being appy with His lot
The (not) Primate of All Ireland gets to grips with digital confessing – and on the miraculous apparition of a Messianic-like figure who may or may not be Enda Kenny.