NUI Galway gets papers of North’s ‘peacemaker’

Ireland“The university in Galway has been given the private papers of Brendan Duddy, former secret intermediary between the British government and the Provisional IRA leadership during a 20-year period in the North. NUI Galway (NUIG) president Dr Jim Browne said the university was ‘honoured to become custodians of Brendan Duddy’s valuable and unique collection’. The papers chart Mr Duddy’s involvement, from 1973 to 1993, in efforts to negotiate an end to the conflict …” (more)

[Lorna Siggins, Irish Times, 9 June]

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