Sinn Féin’s audience is deaf to official Ireland

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Elaine Byrne

30th August, 2015
Gerry Adams. Picture: Getty

Does it matter if the Provisional IRA hasn’t really gone away?

It matters to Michael McDowell, Micheál Martin, Frances Fitzgerald, newspaper editors and the Marian Finucane radio panel. But the deeply uncomfortable truth is that Official Ireland does not penetrate Teflon Sinn Féin.

Members of the Provisional IRA have been implicated in the rape of children and the murder of innocents. But none of the allegations of cover-ups, obfuscations...

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