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Haughey rebuked British ambassador after Thatcher questioned Ireland’s will to defeat IRA
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Haughey rebuked British ambassador after Thatcher questioned Ireland’s will to defeat IRA

Dec 27th 2020, 5:02 PM 35,633 Views 33 Comments

An Irish official relayed that ambassador Sir Nicholas Fenn explained Thatcher had been speaking with a “certain sense of exasperation”.

Thatcher told Haughey that Ireland's refusal to extradite IRA priest was 'a major setback'
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Thatcher told Haughey that Ireland's refusal to extradite IRA priest was 'a major setback'

Dec 28th 2019, 9:30 PM 40,934 Views 35 Comments

Ireland and the UK disagreed over how to handle the case of Fr Patrick Ryan, and the US considered intervening, State papers reveal.

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

Sep 21st 2019, 10:39 AM 34,522 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Feb 6th 2019, 10:54 AM 65,294 Views 83 Comments

The statue is planned for her hometown of Grantham.

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

Dec 29th 2018, 8:00 PM 22,555 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Dec 29th 2018, 9:45 AM 16,032 Views 31 Comments

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

Mar 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 40,831 Views 32 Comments

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

'My feelings go deeper than anger': Thatcher lambasted Haughey during aftermath of Enniskillen bomb
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'My feelings go deeper than anger': Thatcher lambasted Haughey during aftermath of Enniskillen bomb

Dec 29th 2017, 7:27 AM 28,580 Views 84 Comments

Details of the row about extradition procedures have been revealed in freshly released state papers.

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

Oct 8th 2017, 2:29 PM 12,628 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2016, 4:00 PM 45,527 Views 22 Comments

Some came from very humble beginnings.

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

Feb 25th 2016, 7:30 AM 33,340 Views 187 Comments

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

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

Jan 2nd 2016, 7:15 AM 14,134 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Dec 30th 2015, 6:30 AM 9,601 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Nov 6th 2015, 4:35 PM 24,910 Views 145 Comments

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

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died
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Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died

Oct 10th 2015, 4:07 PM 9,013 Views 29 Comments

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

Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again)
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Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again)

Jul 2nd 2015, 1:21 PM 12,923 Views 140 Comments

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

A LOT of people were fooled by this disturbing tweet from a parody ITV account...
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A LOT of people were fooled by this disturbing tweet from a parody ITV account...

May 30th 2015, 1:45 PM 6,696 Views 0 Comments

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

Jan 25th 2015, 7:30 AM 18,033 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Dec 27th 2014, 8:17 PM 68,614 Views 167 Comments

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

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

Dec 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 17,811 Views 38 Comments

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

Joan Burton has been compared to Margaret Thatcher
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Joan Burton has been compared to Margaret Thatcher

Nov 10th 2014, 3:55 PM 18,769 Views 96 Comments

And not for the first time either.

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

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:23 PM 11,609 Views 49 Comments

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.

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

Oct 11th 2014, 8:30 PM 42,467 Views 145 Comments

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

Thatcher considered redrawing NI border to move Catholic areas south
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Thatcher considered redrawing NI border to move Catholic areas south

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:41 AM 26,818 Views 231 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,087 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Dec 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 14,998 Views 31 Comments

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

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year
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The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

Dec 24th 2013, 7:00 PM 54,880 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Sep 30th 2013, 3:05 PM 5,212 Views 83 Comments

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

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

Sep 28th 2013, 5:00 PM 9,298 Views 90 Comments

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
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Beards for the beardless is the best hashtag around

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,831 Views 0 Comments

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

Here Is What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here Is What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 3rd 2013, 8:27 PM 11,494 Views 7 Comments

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…

Thatcher tweet sees Irish cricket star banned for 3 matches
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Thatcher tweet sees Irish cricket star banned for 3 matches

Apr 23rd 2013, 2:50 PM 15,518 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Apr 19th 2013, 8:36 AM 29,063 Views 125 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 581 Views 50 Comments

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.

Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death
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Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death

Apr 17th 2013, 3:12 PM 14,020 Views 77 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2013, 1:49 PM 59,384 Views 282 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2013, 12:32 PM 12,005 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2013, 8:07 AM 7,059 Views 41 Comments

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

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