Irish Standoff

Moss, Norman
June 1981
New Republic;6/27/81, Vol. 184 Issue 26, p11
Presents information on the elections in Ireland. Statement that in the election that has just ended inconclusively, Irish Prime Minister Charles Haughey, asked people to trust him again; Opinion of Irish people on Haughey; Discussion of Haughey's and his parties' campaign; Information on the agreement between British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Haughey regarding the set up of study groups to look into British-Irish issues; Information on the election of two H-Block prisoners, who were voted in on the Northern Ireland issue alone; Description of the economic conditions in Ireland; Fact that the government that is formed will not he able to set out with confidence on a long-term program of action on either Northern Ireland or the economy.


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