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State papers: Tánaiste critical of British response to IRA ceasefire

Sir Patrick Mayhew said the response to the ceasefires was governed by the advice of the chief constable
Éamon Phoenix
THE Fine Gael-Labour coalition pressed the British for a more generous security response to the IRA and loyalist ceasefires in 1995, according to previously confidential files released today. The i[...]

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