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Irish-British relations ‘reach hunger-strike low’

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

24th March, 2019

A new study has warned that relations between the Irish and British governments have not been as tense since the IRA hunger strikes in 1981.

The Brexit negotiations have damaged a relationship that had reached high points such as the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 and the visit of Queen Elizabeth in 2011.

A working paper by Trinity College associate professor of international peace studies Etain Tannam said that Brexit had resulted in blunt megaphone...

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