The First Northern Ireland Peace Process

Power-Sharing, Sunningdale and the IRA Ceasefires 1972–76

  • Thomas Hennessey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 240-260

About this book


The First Northern Ireland Peace Process covers the various attempts to end the 'Troubles' from 1972-76. These attempts included secret talks with the Provisional IRA and a parallel process to build a political consensus between the British and Irish Governments and the main constitutional parties in Northern Ireland.


Terrorism political violence Northern Ireland Conservative Government Labour Government peace process conflict resolution IRA MI6 conflict Conflict Resolution constitution government Peace Peace Process Policy terrorism violence

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Hennessey
    • 1
  1. 1.Canterbury Christ Church UniversityUK

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