An Irish researcher has uncovered a ‘confidential Irish Government memo’ from the 1950s regarding unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP) as he awaits a decision on funding for an academic study of the subject.

Chris Gaffney is an Irish representative for ICER – the ‘International Coalition for Extraterrestrial Research’, an organisation comprised of academics and scientists.

"Whilst researching the Department of Foreign Affairs in the National Archives, I couldn’t believe the document I came across,” Chris told the Sunday World.

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