The Irish were also refueling the u-boats, giving the crew members food, and turning all the lights on in the cities to guide the bombers in! That is what you like to believe Chris isn't it? Churchill turned a blind eye to it because he LOVED the Irish so much and then afterwords the British and American governments both agreed to cover it up and make sure it seemed like the Irish were really providing them with weather reports and letting them have a flight corridor over the country and reporting u-boats to London.
IDF soldiers find improvised weapons and ammunition at Jenin refugee camp (Haaretz)
from the article: New WikiLeaks revelations show Ireland blocking U.S. arms to Israel