Fionnan Sheahan: Yes it's a special relationship, but the US still doesn't trust us
US PRESIDENT Barack Obama laid it on thick as he emphasised the historic ties between Ireland and the US.
"Ours is a proud, enduring, centuries-old relationship . . . we are bound by history and friendship and shared values," he told the crowd in College Green last week.
But the trust between Ireland and the US is cast in a somewhat different light by the Ireland Cables.