November 10, 2012

Europe Poses Risk to Irish-UK Ties

Stephen Collins, Irish Times

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A century on from the tumultuous events that led to Irish independence, powerful forces are in motion that could alter the political landscape of Europe again. The implications for this State are profound. On the surface relations between the Republic and Britain and between the two parts of the island of Ireland have never been so good. The governments of the two states are co-operating closely in the organisation of the decade of commemoration to remember the events of a century ago that led to the rupture of the United Kingdom and the foundation of an independent Irish State.

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