IRA smears are just politics as usual

Is it credible to assert that Sinn Fein members are too stupid to see that the IRA Army Council is pulling the wool over their eyes?

25th October, 2015

So here’s how it works. At 5am, my Army Council issue alarm clock abruptly wakes me. I jump out of bed and take a military-style cold shower lasting precisely four minutes. I then stand to attention beside the Army Council issue telex machine. At 5.25am, my orders arrive telling me where to go, who to meet and what to say. Duly programmed, I go about my business as a Sinn Féin activist and south Dublin...

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