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# state papers 1990

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# state papers 1990
Haughey rebuked British ambassador after Thatcher questioned Ireland’s will to defeat IRA
An Irish official relayed that ambassador Sir Nicholas Fenn explained Thatcher had been speaking with a “certain sense of exasperation”.
# birmingham six
Irish Government rejected request to stand bail for Birmingham Six months before they were released
State papers reveal that government officials were concerned that it would be embarrassing if the men’s convictions were upheld.