Saturday 24 February 2018

Fionnan Sheahan: Yes it's a special relationship, but the US still doesn't trust us

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

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.

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