Ref NoA44/5/5/1/11
TitleJan - May 1984
DescriptionFile of letters between Kevin Boyle and numerous others. Boyle is based at the Faculty of Law at University College Galway at this time. Correspondents include W.A. Griffiths, Chief Probation Officer for Northern Ireland regarding publication reference to the Board; Norma Dawson, Faculty of Law, Belfast; Prof. Desmond Greer, Faculty of Law, Belfast; Dr. Tom Hadden, Co. Armagh; Prof. Irvin Waller, University of Ottawa, sending documents Re. United Nations and victimisation; Paul McGuire, Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont, commenting in detail on Boyle's submission to the New Ireland Forum; James McNeil; Letters between Boyle and Prof. Emmanuel G. Bello, Director, Legal Research and Advisor on Law Reform, Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Zimbabwe, discussing current work and research on reform in Zimbabwe and Northern Ireland; Judith Anderson; Joseph Stewart, discussing reaction of the European Court in Strasbourg to allowences of evidence and other such matters in cases in Northern Ireland; Prof. Jordan Paust, University of Huston, Texas; Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland Robert Lowry; Eamonn Hall regarding New Ireland Forum; personal letter from Boyle to an Taoiseach Dr. Garret Fitzgerald, outlining ideas from Boyle concerning Irish-American relationships, increasing educational exchange programmes between the U.S. and Irish students and institutions and further co-ordination of bodies such as the I.D.A. and Bord Failte. Boyle wrote this letter with the upcoming visit of U.S President Ronald Regan to Ireland in mind (item 42, 54-56)) ; Return letter signed by an Taoseach, Dr. FitzGerald to Boyle, thanking Boyle for his letter and is in full agreement with Boyle, as is Peter Barry, about Boyle's proposal for increased educational exchange programmes between the U.S. and Ireland. (items 54-56); Letter from Nick [Nicholas Round], Glasgow, discussing with Boyle the New Ireland Forum and implications for the E.E.C. File also contains various other letters.
DateJan - May 1984
Related Materialsome correspondence in this file relates to Boyle and Hadden's submission and consultation to the New Ireland Forum.
FormatManuscript
Extent1 file, 69 items
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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