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# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 28 December, 2019

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

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

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 21 September, 2019

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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.

# margaret-thatcher - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 29 December, 2018

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.

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'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.

# margaret-thatcher - Friday 29 December, 2017

'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.

# margaret-thatcher - Sunday 8 October, 2017

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

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

# margaret-thatcher - Sunday 6 March, 2016

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

Some came from very humble beginnings.

# margaret-thatcher - Thursday 25 February, 2016

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

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

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 2 January, 2016

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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

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

# margaret-thatcher - Friday 6 November, 2015

'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.

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 10 October, 2015

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again)

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

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge A LOT of people were fooled by this disturbing tweet from a parody ITV account... Fool Me Once

# margaret-thatcher - Sunday 25 January, 2015

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

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

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 27 December, 2014

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.

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Monday 10 November, 2014

Joan Burton has been compared to Margaret Thatcher

And not for the first time either.

# margaret-thatcher - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

"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.

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 11 October, 2014

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Friday 3 January, 2014

Thatcher considered redrawing NI border to move Catholic areas south

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

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 28 December, 2013

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Friday 27 December, 2013

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

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

# margaret-thatcher - Monday 30 September, 2013

"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?

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 28 September, 2013

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

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Beards for the beardless is the best hashtag around

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

# margaret-thatcher - Saturday 3 August, 2013

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…

# margaret-thatcher - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Friday 19 April, 2013

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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.

# margaret-thatcher - Thursday 18 April, 2013

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

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.

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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.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

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.

# margaret-thatcher - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

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.

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