Minister was protected by machine guns in suitcases

Nicholas Scott

Nicholas Scott

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Gardai with suitcases in which they were believed to be carrying machine guns protected a government minister on a visit to Dublin in 1985.

NIO minister Nicholas Scott had been in Dublin to attend the Aer Lingus Young Scientists Exhibition.

A confidential note about the visit said that it had been productive and “the minister was very pleased he had decided to attend it”.


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