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Thirty years ago this Sunday

A group of Irish journalists and political correspondents are flown in Aer Lingus by the Irish government  to Belfast to witness the signing of the Anglo Irish Agreement on November 15, 1985.

From top, left to right: Davin Davin-Power, Gerry Barry and Emily O’Reilly; Sean Duignan, Mike Burns and Andrew Sheppard; Michael Heney; Geraldine Kennedy, Joseph O’Malley and cabin crew; John Cooney; John Carlos, Brian Farrell and Pat Cox; Eamonn McCann.

Many had never sat in a ‘flying machine’ before.

(Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie)