US security hold-up costs Adams

Gerry Adams might have felt as if the political temperature had changed for the better in Washington DC last week, following last year’s chilly reception in the wake of the Northern Bank robbery and the murder of Robert McCartney.

18th March, 2006

Gerry Adams might have felt as if the political temperature had changed for the better in Washington DC last week, following last year’s chilly reception in the wake of the Northern Bank robbery and the murder of Robert McCartney.

However, whatever about politics, security in the US remains uncompromising and Adams missed a St Patrick’s Day function in Buffalo, New York, after being delayed at Washington airport for ‘‘secondary screening’’....

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