Friday September 25, 2020

Could Boston interview tapes spell trouble for Adams?

The decision by Boston College to release the Dolours Price tapes to the PSNI could result in civil actions dogging the Sinn Féin leader for years, writes Peter Geoghegan in Belfast.

13th July, 2013
The funeral of Jean McConville. Photo: Pacemaker

In October 2010, Voices From The Grave appeared on Irish television screens. The RTE documentary gave a unique glimpse into the history of the Troubles as seen through the eyes of two leading protagonists, loyalist David Ervine and his republican counterpart Brendan 'The Dark' Hughes.

But more than two and a half years after it first aired, Voices From The Grave continues to haunt Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams.

Hughes, a former IRA commander...

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