Sinn Féin meets with army officers association for first time

RACO agreed to request from Sinn Féin defence spokesman Aengus O’Snodaigh

14th May, 2017
Sinn Féin defence spokesman Aengus O’Snodaigh

Sinn Féin has held its first ever meeting with the association representing army officers, at a time of growing discontent within the Defence Forces.

In the past, it would have been unthinkable for army officers to meet with Sinn Féin, given that the Defence Forces were involved in the fight against the IRA.

However, after discussing the issue, the executive of the Representative Association of Commissioned Officers (RACO) agreed to the...

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