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#state papers 1988

# state-papers-1988 - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'It would be disastrous': People wrote to government in 1988 over concerns of a seal cull in Co Mayo
# State Papers 1988
# State Papers 1988

'It would be disastrous': People wrote to government in 1988 over concerns of a seal cull in Co Mayo

Dec 30th 2018, 5:30 PM 10,095 Views 7 Comments

The government had ordered a seal census on the west coast to determine whether a cull was necessary.

Concerns were raised by women in 1986 over waiting times for cervical smear tests results
# State Papers 1988
# State Papers 1988

Concerns were raised by women in 1986 over waiting times for cervical smear tests results

Dec 30th 2018, 7:45 AM 7,391 Views 0 Comments

19 women wrote to the then-Minister for Women’s Affairs and Family Law about the issue, State Papers reveal.

# state-papers-1988 - Saturday 29 December, 2018

'Wasteful' proposals smacked down in 1987 departmental row over Dublin Millennium expenses
# State Papers 1988
# State Papers 1988

'Wasteful' proposals smacked down in 1987 departmental row over Dublin Millennium expenses

Dec 29th 2018, 7:30 AM 21,901 Views 13 Comments

In 1988, the Department of Finance wasn’t happy with what it viewed as numerous “wasteful” projects.

# state-papers-1988 - Friday 28 December, 2018

'A mad priest careering around Europe': Haughey and Thatcher clash over IRA clergyman
# State Papers
# State Papers

'A mad priest careering around Europe': Haughey and Thatcher clash over IRA clergyman

Dec 28th 2018, 12:25 AM 24,269 Views 38 Comments

Father Patrick Ryan was suspected of being an IRA quartermaster active in Belgium.