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22/05/1998 Nothern Ireland peace accord approved in referendum

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N. IRELAND: REACTION TO PEACE REFERENDUM YES VICTORY

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IRELAND/NORTHERN IRELAND: PEACE DEAL REFERENDUM PREVIEW

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Good Friday Agreement explained in 90 seconds

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N. IRELAND: 71 PERCENT VOTE YES IN PEACE REFERENDUM

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USA: PRESIDENT CLINTON'S REACTION TO N. IRELAND PEACE AGREEMENT

The pro-agreement result was greeted at the time with relief by supporters of the agreement. However, the scale of skeptical and anti-agreement sentiment in the unionist community, their continued misgivings over aspects of the agreement, and differing expectations from the Agreement were to cause difficulties in the following years.