Back-channel negotiation

The Brendan Duddy Archive <>. Online exhibition of the Hardiman Library at NUI Galway.

Publications on back-channel negotiation

Ó Dochartaigh, Niall (2014) ‘The Longest Negotiation: British Policy, IRA Strategy and the Making of the Northern Ireland Peace Settlement’. Political Studies. Accepted for publication.

Ó Dochartaigh, Niall and Svensson, Isak. (2013) ‘The Exit Option: Mediation and the Termination of Negotiations in the Northern Ireland Conflict’. International Journal of Conflict Management 24 (1). EarlyCite version.

Ó Dochartaigh, Niall (2011) ‘Together in the middle: Back-Channel Negotiation in the Irish Peace Process’. Journal of Peace Research 48 (6), 767-780.

Ó Dochartaigh, Niall (2011) ‘The role of an intermediary in back-channel negotiation: Evidence from the Brendan Duddy Papers’. Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict

Ó Dochartaigh, Niall (2011) ‘IRA Ceasefire 1975: a missed opportunity for peace?’. Field Day Review 7. South Bend IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 50-77. Extract online:

Ó Dochartaigh, Niall (2009) ‘The Contact: understanding a communication channel between the British government and the IRA’. In Joseph J. Popiolkowski and Nicholas J. Cull (eds) Public Diplomacy, Cultural Interventions & the Peace Process in Northern Ireland: Track Two to Peace? . Los Angeles: Figueroa Press, 57-72.

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