Tuesday March 31, 2020

SBP Editorial: IRA victims’ pain still real after all this time

If ever Sinn Féin needed a reminder about the urgent need for succession planning, the party got it last week

11th December, 2016
Gerry Adams has spent the last week talking about legacy issues in the North Pic: RollingNews.ie

Last week was one to forget for Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and his party. He has spent much time talking about “legacy issues” from the conflict in the North.

But he was utterly consumed by the fallout from further questions about his knowledge of the IRA’s murder of prison officer Brian Stack in 1983.

Leader’s Questions in the Dáil quickly became all about him, with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and...

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