HC Deb 26 April 1971 vol 816 c19W
Mr. Kilfedder

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he has demanded full compensation from the Eire Government for the loss of the two Royal Navy launches which were destroyed by the Irish Republican Army in Baltimore, County Cork; and whether he will make the strongest possible protest to the Eire Government for this attack on British boats.

Mr. Kershaw

The Government of the Irish Republic have already expressed their regrets about the incident, in which a Royal Naval launch was destroyed and another slightly damaged; they have also offered to pay compensation.

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