IRELAND: Turning Green

A republican in Dublin

On his trip to the U.S. this fall, Ireland's Prime Minister Jack Lynch sounded like a crusader. He denounced American supporters of the Irish Republican Army and castigated "evil men of violence" for prolonging the bloodshed in the North. As it turned out, that was Lynch's valedictory. Last week, in a surprise move, he abruptly resigned after 13 years as leader of the Fianna Fáil Party and a total of nine years as Prime Minister. His successor: Health and Social Welfare Minister Charles Haughey, 54, a wealthy accountant with...

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