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Ireland: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Bilateral meeting with Dr FitzGerald on 19-20 March 1984 Anglo-Irish relations: Northern Ireland") ["The main purpose of Dr FitzGerald's request is to enable him to talk to you about the approach which I made to... the Irish Government on the Cabinet's instructions on 1 March"; key points; "The initial Irish reaction to our approach has been a mixture of gratification that we have taken their concerns seriously, surprise at our readiness to put specific... ideas on the table, and dismay at being confronted with the need to move from rhetoric to reality"; James McGovern case] [declassified Jan 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1408 f99
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 16pp
Themes: European Union (general), Terrorism, Northern Ireland, Union of UK nations, Law & order