1990 Annual Release: Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary’s Office

1990 Annual Release: Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary’s Office

This series contains the files of the Office of the Secretary General, who oversees the management of the Department of Foreign Affairs. The files cover a variety of topics relating to the overall functioning of the Department. The files released for 1990 include the Gibraltar shootings, prisons in Northern Ireland, a review of the Anglo Irish Agreement, and Ireland’s Presidency of the European Council.

A selection of files have been scanned and are available to view as PDF documents below.  See here for the full list to the complete 1990 release.


2020/23/3  Anglo-Irish matters, 1981.

2020/23/15  Fatal shooting of Aidan McAnespie at Aughnacloy, County Tyrone on 21 February 1988.

2020/23/16  Anglo-Irish meetings, March-December 1988.

2020/23/28  Gibraltar Shootings and witness statements by Nacional De Policia Gibraltar inquest.

2020/23/31  Secret Papers on the review of Anglo Irish Agreement 21 March 1989

2020/23/53  Secretary General’s papers relating to Anglo-Irish matters.

2020/23/56  Ireland’s Presidency of the European Council 1990.

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