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Letter, Smiddy to FitzGerald from Timothy A. Smiddy to Desmond FitzGerald - 17 January 1923 - Documents on IRISH FOREIGN POLICY

The DIFP is a project of the Royal Irish Academy in association with the Department of Foreign Affairs.
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more guns being smuggled into ireland

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Alibrandi, Gaetano

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was a fan of the provisionla ira

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Features Editor's comment, September 27, 2013 1:46 PM
Good source - who is the person - you'll need to put it in a comment as it's not showing in the subject bar
Features Editor's comment, September 27, 2013 1:47 PM
Great, thanks
Features Editor's curator insight, September 27, 2013 1:48 PM

The global Irish isn't all a good news story - this article shows murky links with violence

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A History of Ireland in 100 Objects – 100. Decomissioned AK47, 2005

A History of Ireland in 100 Objects – 100. Decomissioned AK47, 2005 | My Research Workspace 08 | Scoop.it
The Provisional IRA made extensive use of AK-47s, many of them supplied by the Libyan leader Muammar Gadafy in the 1980s, during the conflict in Northern Ireland. One shipment of arms from Libya intercepted in 1987 contained 1,000 AK-47s.
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role of iridh terrorism in the role of globsl terrorism

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Features Editor's comment, September 27, 2013 1:42 PM
Great scoop - can you find anything on paramilitary links with the Irish abroad? Interesting topic and worth following up on.