Gary Kent – Progress Online
13 Jun 2011 12:30
A wise mandarin at the FCO once cautioned me that if came to foreign countries encouraging Ireland to join the Commonwealth it would be best done alphabetically. Countries such as Australia, India and Mozambique would have more sway than Ireland’s nearest neighbour.
I was perhaps premature in proposing this but the widely acknowledged success of the Queen’s visit to Ireland opens up the possibility.
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