Saturday December 14, 2019

Garda Commissioner under pressure over IRA claims

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

22nd August, 2015
Garda Commissioner Noirín OSullivan

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan is facing calls to say whether or not the IRA exists after the murder of a former IRA member Kevin McGuigan.

Earlier this year, she supplied a letter to a Sinn Féin TD stating that the force had “no information or intelligence to support the assertion that the Provisional IRA still maintains its military structure”.

But the senior PSNI officer investigating the murder...

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