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# State Papers

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'Crumlin Village has become intolerable': 1980s letters show Dubliners' fears about high crime rate
Rudy Giuliani's 'ineptitude' and 'lack of knowledge' criticised by Irish diplomat following 1989 lunch
Irish government ‘outraged’ over IRFU participation in South Africa sports event
Charlie Haughey's hotel suite during a visit to France was triple the cost of the room given to another minister
'Beauty and splendour' of Adare Manor passed over as possible 1989 East-West summit venue
'A statement of national pride' with 30-mile views: the unsuccessful plan to build Dublin's Eiffel Tower
'Best, clearest, latest state-of-the-art binoculars in the world' for Haughey during Japan visit
Beneath the surface: the plan for a £15m underground shopping mall at the site of Nelson's Pillar
The 'unfortunate' 1989 interview with Northern Ireland secretary Peter Brooke
An IRA 'propaganda victory': US embassy was asked not to issue travel advice after 1980s rail bombings
Thatcher told Haughey that Ireland's refusal to extradite IRA priest was 'a major setback'
Peacekeepers' killings in Lebanon led government to halt Israeli plans to open Irish embassy
'Take them to hell': The curious tale of the hidden Russian jewels and Dev's deal with the Bolsheviks
Cobh's 'military' potential and nuclear dumping in Donegal: concerns about Ireland at end of Cold War
New details of Thatcher and Haughey meeting show how British PM was against German reunification
The Christmas cards sent to Haughey asking him not to forget The Birmingham Six
NI lobby group was accused of misleading investors about Republic to 'damage our national interest'
Pat Finucane murder: Minister's comments about solicitors being 'sympathetic to IRA' were backed by No 10
The 1989 letters exchanged between a Birmingham Six prisoner and Charlie Haughey
In 1973 the government had to politely explain why it couldn't cash a near 100-year-old bond
For decades, Irish taoisigh have been getting letters suggesting alternatives to the national anthem
'Pub life and gambling': A Soviet Russian guide to 1970s Ireland
'Baylas', 'Beilis', 'Queillys': In the 1980s the government was urged to tackle cheap Spanish Baileys knock-offs
'It would be disastrous': People wrote to government in 1988 over concerns of a seal cull in Co Mayo
Concerns were raised by women in 1986 over waiting times for cervical smear tests results
Ireland considered sanctions on Gaddafi's Libya over IRA support but was worried about beef
Garrett FitzGerald told Margaret Thatcher: 'John Hume will generally do what he is asked to do'
Charlie Haughey was urged to pressure 'British arrogance' over Birmingham Six and Guildford Four
Fine Gael ministers discussed US corporations paying 'little or no tax' here in the 1980s
'I'll wreck the joint': The day poet Patrick Kavanagh threatened Dublin's booksellers
Imprisoned Gerry Conlon slams 'judicial terrorists' in 1988 letter to Haughey
'A mad priest careering around Europe': Haughey and Thatcher clash over IRA clergyman
Temple Bar could have been a bus station but for a 'duplicitous volte face' from the government
State Papers: RTÉ crew were 'somewhat cavalier' and acted 'on impulse' during US trip
State Papers: Irish government on the PIRA's 'biggest propaganda coup since the 1981 hunger strike'
A bizarre story about a 'stolen' lawnmower made it into official government records 30 years ago
North Korea wrote to 'Taoiserch Charles Haugher' asking for a letter to be read in the Dáil
Sinn Féin says rumours Gerry Adams set up Loughall ambush are "utter nonsense"
'Iraq owes us £5m': Ireland's prep ahead of a 1987 visit from one of Saddam's 'Dirty Dozen'
'Sleveen', 'anti-Irish' and 'disgusting' - the anger at Lenihan over killing of eight IRA men