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1979 Oct 1 - 1979 Oct 23
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/82
Ireland (Northern Ireland situation) (Part 3)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2009 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 107
Any docs withheld? No

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79 Oct 1 Mon Northern Ireland: Atkins minute to MT ("Possible PIRA Reaction to the Pope's Visit") [possible effects of Pope's visit to Ireland] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 1 Mon Northern Ireland: FCO letter to No.10 ("Lord Carrington's Interview with CBS News") [transcript of portion of interview] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 2 Tue Northern Ireland: FCO to UK Missions and Embassies ("Security Coordinator in Northern Ireland") [Maurice Oldfield appointed NI Security Coordinator] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 2 Tue Northern Ireland: Hunt briefing for MT ("Northern Ireland: Cross-Border Security (OD(79) 27)") [preparation for meeting of Atkins with Irish Foreign Minister] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 2 Tue Northern Ireland: Hunt briefing for MT ("Prospects for Political Progress in Northern Ireland (OD(79) 26)") [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 2 Tue Northern Ireland: UKE Dublin to FCO ("Impact of the Papal Visit on Irish Government Thinking on Security and the Political Situation in the North") [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 3 Wed Northern Ireland: UKE Washington telegram 2980 to FCO (2337Z) ("Arms for the RUC") [Vance suggests that no new requests for arms are made] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 4 Thu Northern Ireland: UKE Washington telegram 3000 to FCO (2102Z) ("Northern Ireland: British Information Effort in the United States") [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 5 Fri Northern Ireland: Atkins minute to MT ("Northern Ireland: Cross-Border Cooperation") [MT: "I'm afraid this amounts to very little indeed"] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 5 Fri Northern Ireland: Record of conversation (Atkins-Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs-Irish Minister for Justice) [Pope's visit to Ireland, security services, political situation, economic matters] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 8 Mon Northern Ireland: FCO telegram 1355 to UKE Washington (1807Z) ("Arms for the RUC") [Carrington meeting with US Ambassador Brewster] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 9 Tue Northern Ireland: UKE Washington telegram 3051 to FCO (1600Z) ("Arms for the RUC") [advice from George Vest] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 10 Wed Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Office letter to No.10 ("Northern Ireland - Cross-Border Co-operation") ["Mr Atkins hopes that the Prime Minister will not underestimate the operation value of what was achieved..."] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 16 Tue Northern Ireland: Hunt briefing for MT ("Prospects for Political Progress in Northern Ireland (OD(79) 32)") [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 18 Thu Northern Ireland: MT letter to Tony Marlow MP (Sinn Fein press conference following Pope's visit to Ireland) [Press conference "showed the total sterility of their philosophy of violence"] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 22 Mon Northern Ireland: Atkins minute to MT ("Northern Ireland: Political Development") [draft parliamentary statement] [declassified 2009]
79 Oct 23 Tue Northern Ireland: Hunt minute to MT ("Statement on Northern Ireland") [re-drafted parliamentary statement] [declassified 2009]