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From TheJournal.ie Irish prisons ran out of overtime cash in 1984 - so they started letting prisoners go early Off You Go So
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 John Hume was 'rather blunt' with Margaret Thatcher in secret meeting 1984

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

Notes from a secret meeting have just been released.

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 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 The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

This is what you need to know this morning (and also: Be safe out there).

From TheJournal.ie A coach with balls and well in with Mrs. Thatcher: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie George H.W. Bush wanted to have a 'word in Thatcher's ear' State Papers 1983

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

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

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 Here’s what happened today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Saturday

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ever dreamed of owning a life-sized Maggie Thatcher puppet? Read on... Spitting Image

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Week in Photos: All change Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: All change

This is the week that was, in photos…

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

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?

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

Commitments' West End launch delayed due to Thatcher funeral

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

From TheJournal.ie LISTEN: The BBC explains why 'Ding Dong' Thatcher song made number 2 Ding Dong

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

‘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

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’.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death Margaret Thatcher

Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death

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

From TheJournal.ie Video: When Margaret Thatcher didn't want to jump for TV NO NO NO This post contains a poll This post contains videos

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

The lady’s not for jumping…

From The42 Silence for Hillsborough, not Thatcher, insists Liverpool boss Rodgers Thatcher

Silence for Hillsborough, not Thatcher, insists Liverpool boss Rodgers

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

From TheJournal.ie Videos: Thatcher praised and criticised in Commons debate Thatcher This post contains videos

Videos: Thatcher praised and criticised in Commons debate

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

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours Iron Lady

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours

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

From TheJournal.ie 6 key moments that defined Margaret Thatcher's relationship with Ireland Margaret Thatcher This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated) Divided

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher Iron Lady

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

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

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years Thatcher

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

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

From TheJournal.ie VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power Iron Lady This post contains videos

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

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

Sigh. No, Cher is not dead Now That Cher's Not Dead

Sigh. No, Cher is not dead

“Thatcher”. Not “that Cher”.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams has harsh words for Margaret Thatcher Thatcher

Gerry Adams has harsh words for Margaret Thatcher

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

From TheJournal.ie Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87 Iron Lady

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

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

From TheJournal.ie Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher undergoes bladder surgery Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher undergoes bladder surgery

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

From TheJournal.ie Tony Blair says hanging the bankers won't help Don't Hang The Bankers?

Tony Blair says hanging the bankers won't help

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

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

From TheJournal.ie The home of the future? One man’s vision Back To Basics This post contains a poll This post contains images

The home of the future? One man’s vision

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

From TheJournal.ie Check out Ronald Reagan's G7 summit doodles Doodle

Check out Ronald Reagan's G7 summit doodles

Former British PM Margaret Thatchter had kept the sketches among her personal papers.

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