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The late RTE presenter Derek Davis, who covered the Ballyporeen visit, previously recalled how US officials — including the Secret Service — consulted as much with Mrs Reagan as her husband. She was consulted about the menu for the State dinner and ...
The day Nancy Reagan charmed Tipperary village of <b>Ballyporeen</b>
Mary O'Farrell remembers President Ronald Reagan's visit to his ancestral home in Ballyporeen in 1984. "One of my fondest memories is when our six-year-old daughter Laura had a poesy of flowers to present to Mrs Reagan when she arrived," she recalled, ...
Nancy proved an &#39;absolute lady&#39; in Ireland
His family was traced back to Ballyporeen, a village of about 300 people in south Co Tipperary, near county boundaries with Cork, Limerick, and Waterford. Michael Regan, the president's great grandfather, was baptised in Ballyporeen in 1829 and lived ...
National Archives 1984: Reagan visit was a focus of protests
Political opposition to US overseas policies, particularly in Central America, ran high in some circles, and when Mr Reagan called in at Ballyporeen more than 500 noisy protesters had to be confined behind barriers on the outskirts of the town ...
Huge security operation for Ronald Reagan&#39;s visit
Mr Kelly lives in a nine-bedroomed house at Kilcaroon, outside Ballyporeen in south Tipperary and runs it as an unofficial hostel for young people. He was in a critical condition last night after being transferred from South Tipperary general hospital ...
Man (66) fights for life after row over €100 debt
The victim of the assault is originally from Ballinasloe, Co Galway but returned to live in Ballyporeen over 15 years ago after spending many years in the UK. He was discovered at the house by paramedics just before 3pm when the emergency services ...
Man in critical condition following assault in Tipperary
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