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From TheJournal.ie Phil Coulter says he declined OBE because he didn't like Margaret Thatcher Hunger Strikes This post contains videos

Phil Coulter says he declined OBE because he didn't like Margaret Thatcher

The songwriter disagreed with how Thatcher treated hunger strikers and miners in the 1980s.

From TheJournal.ie A statue of Margaret Thatcher is to be put on a 3.2 metre plinth to deter vandals On A Pedestal

A statue of Margaret Thatcher is to be put on a 3.2 metre plinth to deter vandals

The statue is planned for her hometown of Grantham.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland considered sanctions on Gaddafi's Libya over IRA support but was worried about beef Trade Partners

Ireland considered sanctions on Gaddafi's Libya over IRA support but was worried about beef

Ireland had built up a valuable beef export partnership with Libya.

From TheJournal.ie Garrett FitzGerald told Margaret Thatcher: 'John Hume will generally do what he is asked to do' State Papers

Garrett FitzGerald told Margaret Thatcher: 'John Hume will generally do what he is asked to do'

The frank assessment came in meeting between the pair in The Hague in 1986.

'The Heysel ban wasn't really about football, it was an attack on working-class culture'

Journalist Tony Evans discusses the 1985-86 season, and the long-lasting consequences that the events surrounding it had on English football.

From TheJournal.ie 'My feelings go deeper than anger': Thatcher lambasted Haughey during aftermath of Enniskillen bomb State Papers 1987

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her Tory Troubles

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her

The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.

From TheJournal.ie These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history Rags To Riches

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history

Some came from very humble beginnings.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher minister says Ireland made "mistake" and should rejoin UK Nigel Bites

Thatcher minister says Ireland made "mistake" and should rejoin UK

Nigel Lawson – father of Nigella – is now chairman of the Vote Leave campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Margaret Thatcher wanted to crush Loyalist strikers just like she did the miners Belfast Bunfight

Margaret Thatcher wanted to crush Loyalist strikers just like she did the miners

The UK Prime Minister was determined not to let them take down the Anglo-Irish Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie When Maggie dropped some epic shade on Garret FitzGerald... Ouch

When Maggie dropped some epic shade on Garret FitzGerald...

Mrs Thatcher was not a fan of Ministers for Foreign Affairs.

From TheJournal.ie 'What you'd expect from the Tea Party': Leo's radical plan for hospitals is being lashed Thatcherite

'What you'd expect from the Tea Party': Leo's radical plan for hospitals is being lashed

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are not impressed with the Health Minister’s latest comments.

From TheJournal.ie Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died RIP

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died

Howe, former chancellor of the exchequer among other things, has died from a heart attack aged 88.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again) Dáil Scenes

Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again)

But the lady is not for turning on the cut to the one-parent family payment.

From TheJournal.ie 'You planted the bomb that killed my dad, but who are you?' Brighton Bombing

'You planted the bomb that killed my dad, but who are you?'

An incredible friendship grew from the aftermath of the Brighton bombing.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher in '84: 'The Irish don't like to move, but they're all terribly happy to move to Britain' 1984 State Papers

Thatcher in '84: 'The Irish don't like to move, but they're all terribly happy to move to Britain'

The PM’s comments have been revealed in newly released state documents.

From TheJournal.ie The secret note that revealed how much Margaret Thatcher trusted Garret Fitzgerald State Papers

The secret note that revealed how much Margaret Thatcher trusted Garret Fitzgerald

A steering note before Garret Fitzgerald’s meeting with Margaret Thatcher shows us how she was “by political preference” a Unionist.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton has been compared to Margaret Thatcher Not For Turning

Joan Burton has been compared to Margaret Thatcher

And not for the first time either.

From TheJournal.ie "I remember looking at him and thinking - you’re not my idea of a terrorist" Brighton Bombing

"I remember looking at him and thinking - you’re not my idea of a terrorist"

Speaking on the Tubridy programme today, Jo Berry, daughter of a Conservative MP killed in the Brighton bombing, described how she came to find forgiveness and understanding.

From TheJournal.ie 30 years ago tonight, the IRA tried to murder Margaret Thatcher Room 629

30 years ago tonight, the IRA tried to murder Margaret Thatcher

The Brighton bombing was “the most audacious attack on a British government” in nearly 400 years.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher considered redrawing NI border to move Catholic areas south 1984

Thatcher considered redrawing NI border to move Catholic areas south

The plan was revealed by British state papers released under the 30 year rule.

From TheJournal.ie Haughey sought military advice on a common defence plan for Ireland and the UK State Papers

Haughey sought military advice on a common defence plan for Ireland and the UK

State Papers show he planned to ‘bait’ Margaret Thatcher into talks on reunification using the plan.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of Margaret Thatcher's helicopter created headaches for govt departments 1983

Cost of Margaret Thatcher's helicopter created headaches for govt departments

Departments conversed internally about who should pay the cost which reached more than £8,000.

From TheJournal.ie The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year Pics Of The Year

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.

From TheJournal.ie "Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute Fair And Balanced

"Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute

Got a spare ten minutes to watch our nomination for least balanced ‘documentary’ of 2013?

From TheJournal.ie Margaret Thatcher's ashes laid to rest in private London service Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher's ashes laid to rest in private London service

A plaque with the inscription “Margaret Thatcher 1925 – 2013″ was placed at the site where she was laid to rest in the grounds of a military nursing home.

Beards for the beardless is the best hashtag around Beardin' Deadly

Beards for the beardless is the best hashtag around

Jessie J! Margaret Thatcher! The Queen! They’ve all got beards!

From TheJournal.ie Here Is What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the looming Dublin Bus strike, the horrific car crash in Donegal and what the son of Bishop Eamon Casey had to say about Gay Byrne…

From The42 Thatcher tweet sees Irish cricket star banned for 3 matches Twitter

Thatcher tweet sees Irish cricket star banned for 3 matches

John Mooney quickly apologised for the ‘derogatory’ message about the former British PM.

From TheJournal.ie Criticism after Aussie TV host draws ‘Irish’ link to Boston bombings Boston This post contains videos

Criticism after Aussie TV host draws ‘Irish’ link to Boston bombings

David Koch of Channel Seven says Boston’s Irish population may link the Marathon bombings to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Margaret Thatcher, a feminist icon? She certainly wouldn’t have called herself one Opinion

Column: Margaret Thatcher, a feminist icon? She certainly wouldn’t have called herself one

Margaret Thatcher normalised female success, challenging the prevailing orthodoxy that women were unsuited to the pursuit of power, but mechanisms, such as electoral gender quotas would have been anathema to her, writes Margaret O’Keefe.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death Iron Lady

Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death

Reflecting how divisive the former prime minister was during her political life, supporters and detractors turned out for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars" Ouch

Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars"

Former Labour minister Peter Mandelson said Thatcher gave him the advice on the day he was appointed Secretary for Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Protesters, supporters and mourners at Margaret Thatcher's funeral Margaret Thatcher This post contains images

Pics: Protesters, supporters and mourners at Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Big Ben’s bell was silenced as Margaret Thatcher’s coffin was driven through the streets of London.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher's funeral to have twice as many security staff as mourners Iron Lady

Thatcher's funeral to have twice as many security staff as mourners

2,300 people will attend the ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral, with 4,000 police officers and 700 military personnel on duty.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral Thatcher Camp

Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral

Danny Jones and his son Jordan came from Liverpool and are willing to stay outside for the night ahead of tomorrow’s ceremonies.

From TheJournal.ie Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral London Calling This post contains images

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral

The bell of the clock tower was last silenced for former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.

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