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Spying on IrelandBritish Intelligence and Irish Neutrality during the Second World War$
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Eunan O'Halpin

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199253296

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253296.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

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Spying on Ireland
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Eunan O'Halpin (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253296.003.0007

This chapter presents a summary of topics discussed in the preceding chapters. It argues that intelligence activities concerning Ireland during the Second World War ranged from an almost full alliance — in terms of security and counter-espionage, and aspects of wireless interception and codebreaking — to aggressive black propaganda against Irish neutrality and to the operation of covert networks of agents and informants throughout Ireland. Ireland was quite unlike the other long-term European neutrals with which Britain dealt during the war, both because of contiguity and because of recent history. This was reflected not only in the intricacies of the Anglo-Irish security understanding, but in the attitude taken at the political level.

Keywords:   Britain, Ireland, intelligence, Second World War, propaganda

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