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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Neutrality that aided the Allies

Published 25/05/2011 | 11:23

I have never met a fellow Irish person who is proud of the ill-considered action of De Valera in visiting the German legation in Dublin to deliver condolences on Hitler's death.

As to Irish neutrality during the Second World War, William Oxenham (Write Back, May 23) might consult the memorandum submitted to the War Cabinet in February 1944 by Lord Cranborne, listing 14 ways in which the Irish government's conduct of neutrality aided the British and Allied war effort.

THE REV EAMONN RODGERS

Glasgow

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