Former British secretary of state
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 Tom King with the then Minister for Foreign Affairs Brian Lenihan in Dublin. Photograph: Kevin McMahon

British concern about the Irish government’s line at the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Conference at Stormont on December 11th, 1985, emerges(...)

At the signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement in 1985: Peter Barry, Dick Spring, Garret FitzGerald, Margaret Thatcher, Geoffrey Howe and Tom King

Declassified state papers released today reveal mixed and even negative feelings towards the impending Anglo-Irish Agreement in 1985 on the part of t(...)

Castlebar’s Richie Feeney feels the  pressure in the  Connacht  Senior Club football Championship semi-final at Tuam Stadium. Phtograph:James Crombie/Inpho.

CASTLEBAR MITCHELS 2-8 COROFIN 1-10: Mitchels are on the march. Locked in Mayo for 20 years, the Castlebar side staged a brilliant coup in Tuam Stadiu(...)

Castlebar’s captain Donal Newcombe lifts the Moclair Cup. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Castlebar Mitchels 1-11 Breaffy 0-8The 20-year wait for Castlebar Mitchels ended at MacHale Park, Castlebar, yesterday where Pat Holmes’s team finally(...)

Fifteen years on and the sight of Northern Irish politicians walking up to the door of 10 Downing Street – once a staple for television bulleti(...)