The Border Security Problem and Anglo-Irish Relations 1970-73

Henry Patterson

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    Using material from the British and Irish national archives the article considers a neglected dimension of Anglo-Irish relations: the often conflicting approaches of the British and Irish governments to the security problems arising from the IRA's exploitation of the land frontier between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)231-251
    JournalContemporary British History
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 26 Apr 2012


    • Irish border
    • IRA
    • Garda Siochana
    • British Army
    • RUC
    • Edward Heath
    • Jack Lynch


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