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New details of Thatcher and Haughey meeting show how British PM was against German reunification
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New details of Thatcher and Haughey meeting show how British PM was against German reunification

Dec 28th 2019, 9:30 AM 22,920 Views 46 Comments

The Birmingham Six and IRA semtex consignments were also spoken about.

Irish prisons ran out of overtime cash in 1984 - so they started letting prisoners go early
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Irish prisons ran out of overtime cash in 1984 - so they started letting prisoners go early

Dec 31st 2015, 6:00 PM 9,972 Views 8 Comments

The process was known as ‘shedding’.

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 68,617 Views 163 Comments

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

John Hume was 'rather blunt' with Margaret Thatcher in secret meeting
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John Hume was 'rather blunt' with Margaret Thatcher in secret meeting

Dec 27th 2014, 7:10 AM 8,589 Views 5 Comments

Notes from a secret meeting have just been released.

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.

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.

A coach with balls and well in with Mrs. Thatcher: The week in quotes
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A coach with balls and well in with Mrs. Thatcher: The week in quotes

Dec 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,787 Views 12 Comments

“It shows contempt for the whole process of accountability and transparency… It is an attempt, in my opinion, to hide something.”

George H.W. Bush wanted to have a 'word in Thatcher's ear'
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George H.W. Bush wanted to have a 'word in Thatcher's ear'

Dec 27th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,692 Views 30 Comments

The then-US Vice President wanted to influence Anglo-Irish relations, but timing prevented it.

"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?

Here’s what happened today: Saturday
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Here’s what happened today: Saturday

Sep 28th 2013, 9:13 PM 14,205 Views 22 Comments

The sad end to the search for missing Peggy Mangan, a court appearance over the Leicester fire and the Taoiseach says ‘no’ to a TV debate.

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.

Ever dreamed of owning a life-sized Maggie Thatcher puppet? Read on...
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Ever dreamed of owning a life-sized Maggie Thatcher puppet? Read on...

Sep 9th 2013, 10:23 PM 5,922 Views 16 Comments

The iconic Spitting Image doll goes under the hammer at a Whytes auction in Dublin this weekend…

The Week in Photos: All change
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The Week in Photos: All change

Apr 20th 2013, 6:30 PM 15,695 Views 5 Comments

This is the week that was, in photos…

Top readers' comments of the week
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Top readers' comments of the week

Apr 20th 2013, 11:00 AM 8,131 Views 42 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

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 14,022 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'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.

Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral
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Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral

Apr 16th 2013, 9:33 PM 11,002 Views 84 Comments

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

Commitments' West End launch delayed due to Thatcher funeral
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Commitments' West End launch delayed due to Thatcher funeral

Apr 15th 2013, 12:22 PM 6,328 Views 14 Comments

The Roddy Doyle play was due to be launched next week.

LISTEN: The BBC explains why 'Ding Dong' Thatcher song made number 2
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LISTEN: The BBC explains why 'Ding Dong' Thatcher song made number 2

Apr 15th 2013, 10:44 AM 16,450 Views 53 Comments

‘Ding! Dong! The Witch is Dead’ made number two in the UK singles charts; here’s how the BBC treated the news…

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,495 Views 8 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: How Ireland has some of the fittest fat kids in the world and why the axing of Communion grants is ‘worse than the famine’.

Updated: BBC to play ‘short clip’ of Oz song after ‘ding-dong’ with Thatcher fans
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Updated: BBC to play ‘short clip’ of Oz song after ‘ding-dong’ with Thatcher fans

Apr 12th 2013, 3:45 PM 20,192 Views 85 Comments

The broadcaster is under pressure to ban the song which has surged up the charts in the wake of Margaret Thatcher’s death on Monday.

Here's who is attending Thatcher's funeral on behalf of the Irish government...
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Here's who is attending Thatcher's funeral on behalf of the Irish government...

Apr 11th 2013, 3:34 PM 27,315 Views 112 Comments

With the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste unavailable, it will be Education Minister Ruairí Quinn who attends the late British Prime Minister’s funeral next week.

Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death
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Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death

Apr 11th 2013, 2:48 PM 17,625 Views 156 Comments

In an interview with a Fermanagh newspaper, Adams also said he forgave the former British Prime Minister.

Video: When Margaret Thatcher didn't want to jump for TV
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Video: When Margaret Thatcher didn't want to jump for TV

Apr 11th 2013, 12:53 PM 11,707 Views 47 Comments

The lady’s not for jumping…

Silence for Hillsborough, not Thatcher, insists Liverpool boss Rodgers
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Silence for Hillsborough, not Thatcher, insists Liverpool boss Rodgers

Apr 11th 2013, 8:13 AM 9,764 Views 34 Comments

“For me that is our only remembrance at the game on Saturday.”

Videos: Thatcher praised and criticised in Commons debate
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Videos: Thatcher praised and criticised in Commons debate

Apr 10th 2013, 7:57 PM 6,565 Views 112 Comments

MPs paid tribute to the late Prime Minister in a special Commons and Lords debate today.

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours
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Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours

Apr 9th 2013, 12:50 PM 12,290 Views 136 Comments

The honours afforded to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will be equivalent to those given to the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.

6 key moments that defined Margaret Thatcher's relationship with Ireland
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6 key moments that defined Margaret Thatcher's relationship with Ireland

Apr 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 108,692 Views 0 Comments

Assassination attempts, the Hunger Strikes, and historic agreements were just some of the events involving Britain and Ireland that took place during the Iron Lady’s 11 years as Prime Minister.

Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)
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Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)

Apr 8th 2013, 11:45 PM 27,378 Views 157 Comments

In its subhead, the Daily Mirror asks: “So should she really be given a ceremonial funeral like Princess Diana?”

Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher
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Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher

Apr 8th 2013, 5:12 PM 25,441 Views 127 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was saddened to hear of the death of the “formidable political leader”.

President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years
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President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years

Apr 8th 2013, 4:18 PM 8,391 Views 57 Comments

The President said he was “sorry to learn of the death of Lady Thatcher” and extended his condolences to her family.

VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power
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VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power

Apr 8th 2013, 4:11 PM 9,980 Views 10 Comments

Miners’ strikes, IRA bombings, the Falklands invasion and the threat of Brussels…

Sigh. No, Cher is not dead
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Sigh. No, Cher is not dead

Apr 8th 2013, 2:28 PM 1,404 Views 1 Comment

“Thatcher”. Not “that Cher”.

Gerry Adams has harsh words for Margaret Thatcher
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Gerry Adams has harsh words for Margaret Thatcher

Apr 8th 2013, 2:10 PM 59,575 Views 217 Comments

The late former British PM “did great hurt to the Irish and British people”, says the Sinn Féin president in a strongly-worded statement

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87
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Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

Apr 8th 2013, 12:51 PM 36,025 Views 90 Comments

The former Conservative leader and three-time prime minister suffered a stroke and died peacefully, a spokesman says.

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher undergoes bladder surgery
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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher undergoes bladder surgery

Dec 21st 2012, 9:17 PM 12,981 Views 105 Comments

The 87-year-old former leader has suffered a number of health problems in recent years.

Tony Blair says hanging the bankers won't help
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Tony Blair says hanging the bankers won't help

Jul 24th 2012, 6:11 PM 4,764 Views 40 Comments

Blair said he is looking to move back into British public life and hopes to take on an international political job.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

May 11th 2012, 7:51 PM 3,462 Views 4 Comments

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

The home of the future? One man’s vision
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The home of the future? One man’s vision

Mar 24th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,281 Views 36 Comments

A stonemason and thatcher in Co Mayo has revealed his vision for building a home that independent of fossil fuels and free from pollution.

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