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# state-papers-1982 - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Haughey believed Jimmy Savile would be a good mediator for Thatcher dealings
# 1983
# 1983

Haughey believed Jimmy Savile would be a good mediator for Thatcher dealings

Dec 28th 2013, 8:36 PM 27,029 Views 50 Comments

A letter in the National Archives reveals details of a meeting between the pair at the Central Remedial Clinic in the 1980s.

# state-papers-1982 - Sunday 30 December, 2012

1982: 'Ireland', 'Éire' and why both aren't written on postage stamps
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# 55c

1982: 'Ireland', 'Éire' and why both aren't written on postage stamps

Dec 30th 2012, 8:00 AM 16,050 Views 28 Comments

Government thought that using the word ‘Ireland’ would be problematic as unionists regarded it as referring to the 32 counties.

# state-papers-1982 - Friday 28 December, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Spielberg Face
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Spielberg Face

Dec 28th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,981 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Letter from an Irish housewife to Charlie Haughey
# Housewives Union
# Housewives Union

Letter from an Irish housewife to Charlie Haughey

Dec 28th 2012, 7:09 PM 22,391 Views 34 Comments

The head of the Irish Housewives’ Union wrote in 1982 to denounce “typical career women”, family planning clinics, sex education and mistresses.

Fidel Castro visited Ireland in 1982 (and almost met Charles Haughey)
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# Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro visited Ireland in 1982 (and almost met Charles Haughey)

Dec 28th 2012, 8:30 AM 9,500 Views 25 Comments

Cuban leader Fidel Castro left a gift for then-Taoiseach Charles Haughey during his brief stopover in Shannon in late 1982.

1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"
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# 1982

1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"

Dec 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,637 Views 3 Comments

Newly released documents show Ireland’s attempts to engage American President Ronald Reagan on Northern Ireland and to counter British propaganda.

Haughey's mission against smoking and cigarette advertising
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# 1982

Haughey's mission against smoking and cigarette advertising

Dec 28th 2012, 6:55 AM 4,802 Views 6 Comments

During his time as Taoiseach, Charles Haughey moved to change the culture of smoking in Ireland.

After Falklands invasion, Thatcher sought Haughey’s ‘urgent help’
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# Falklands

After Falklands invasion, Thatcher sought Haughey’s ‘urgent help’

Dec 28th 2012, 6:31 AM 8,630 Views 21 Comments

Suggestions that Ireland would not support British efforts to ostracise Argentina after its invasion of the Falklands in April 1982 were met with warnings from diplomats in London.

1982 State Papers: 30 years on?
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# 1982

1982 State Papers: 30 years on?

Dec 28th 2012, 6:00 AM 4,554 Views 1 Comment

Has it really been 30 years? TheJournal.ie looks at how far we’ve come.