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# treaty 100

Last year
'Decision to ratify the Treaty must have weighed on every single TD back in 1922' - Varadkar
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar will give a keynote speech today to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the Treaty.
All time
Taoiseach says Treaty negotiators were 'great people' but declines to say if De Valera should have been among them
Éamonn De Valera, the founder of Martin’s Fianna Fáil party, famously did not travel to London for the Treaty negotiations in 1921.
Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted
There was huge interest in the representatives of republican Ireland in some sections of London society, Donal Fallon writes.