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“She came up to me and she said, ’I’ve got one thing to say to you, my boy … you can’t trust the Irish, they are all liars’, she said, ’liars, and that’s what you have to remember, so just don’t forget it’. “With that she waltzed off…

Peter Mandelson on a chance meeting with  Margaret Thatcher on his first day as Northern Ireland Secretary on BBC Radio 4.

Mmf..

Thatcher dubbed all Irish ‘liars’, Mandelson says (Irish Examiner)

Earlier: A Limerick A Day

(Eamon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)