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# state papers 1987

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State Papers: RTÉ crew were 'somewhat cavalier' and acted 'on impulse' during US trip
The Irish Embassy had to rebook flights and arrange interviews for RTÉ when its crew visited in 1987.
State Papers: Irish government on the PIRA's 'biggest propaganda coup since the 1981 hunger strike'
The Irish government raised its concerns to the British over the RUC’s handling of Larry Marley’s funeral.
'My feelings go deeper than anger': Thatcher lambasted Haughey during aftermath of Enniskillen bomb
Details of the row about extradition procedures have been revealed in freshly released state papers.
'Putting jam on the cake': Authorities knew Birmingham Six evidence 'enhanced' years before release
Newly released state papers have shed light on the behind the scenes interactions between the British and Irish governments during the Birmingham Sixes’ first appeal.