Friday June 5, 2020

Ambiguity reigns as IRA keep their Council

Sinn Féin’s enemies were swift to capitalise on its difficulties during the week

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

25th October, 2015
The funeral of former IRA enforcer Kevin McGuigan Pic: Pacemaker

In the Dáil, Fianna Fáil were hopping up and down about the latest Garda and M15/PSNI reports into what the IRA were still up to.

There were calls to set up a cross-border agency into organised crime and to bring back the Independent Monitoring Commission, which was shut down in 2011. But up North, DUP leader Peter Robinson was leading his ministers back into talks aimed at restoring the power-sharing...

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