RTE, Unquiet Graves and the Unquiet Facts

In 2001, University College Dublin’s prestigious Smurfit Business School was informed that one of its Senior Lecturers – “Dr” Gary Santry – had faked his Masters in Business Administration from Notre Dame and his PhD from the Southern Methodist University in Texas and yet had been hired and had taught successfully for over 4 years, even receiving an award from UCD for outstanding service through … Continue reading RTE, Unquiet Graves and the Unquiet Facts

Jane Fonda, Martin McGuinness and the Bloody Corpse

For many years there has been a movement intent on deodorizing Martin McGuinness’ legacy of mass murder during his 30 years as an IRA leader and chosen career as a direct and indirect executioner and unmatched liar. There were many occasions when bloody bodies were carried into homes in Derry/Londonderry and the householders were not always even sympathetic to the IRA. In August of 1971, … Continue reading Jane Fonda, Martin McGuinness and the Bloody Corpse

El obispo Edward Daly frente al IRA

Edward Daly, el sacerdote que se hizo famoso por agitar un pañuelo blanco en el Domingo Sangriento (Bloody Sunday en inglés), fue consagrado obispo de Derry el 31 de marzo de 1974. Seis meses después el IRA asesinaba a un buen amigo suyo, según recuerda en su libro de memorias “A Troubled See“: ‘En septiembre de 1974 me llamaron para celebrar el que sería mi … Continue reading El obispo Edward Daly frente al IRA

The IRA’s Claudy Bombings – Come Home to Desertmartin, Raymond, All Is Forgiven…

Come home to Desertmartin, Raymond McElhennon – your Claudy Bombings are forgiven. Raymond, when I say that all is forgiven, naturally I am referring to the two Governments, British and Irish, which have no interest in inquiring into any of the IRA’s past Human Rights atrocities. Terrorist atrocities of yesteryear have been accorded the Special Category Status of Forgotten so that we can all move … Continue reading The IRA’s Claudy Bombings – Come Home to Desertmartin, Raymond, All Is Forgiven…

The Strange Tale of the IRA Army Council’s 1976 Tube Bombers

On March 1st, 1976, IRA volunteer Paddy Hackett from Nenagh, Tipperary, was carrying a bomb along Stanhope Gardens in South Kensington, London, when it exploded blowing off his hand and forearm and almost amputating his leg above the knee. Hackett was found gravely injured on the road between two cars and for a brief period he was regarded as an innocent victim of an IRA … Continue reading The Strange Tale of the IRA Army Council’s 1976 Tube Bombers

Open Letter to Malachy O’Kane re His Part in the Claudy Bombings

Malachy, 37 days before The Claudy Bombings, you were King of the Heap in the South Derry Brigade of the I Ran Aways when you triggered a landmine that blew three British soldiers to bits and maimed four others. Then 24 years of age, you were four or five years older than most of the other young I Ran Aways and were undoubtedly a highly-regarded … Continue reading Open Letter to Malachy O’Kane re His Part in the Claudy Bombings

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The Claudy Bombers & Man “A” Unmasked

Rightly did the Police Ombudsman apologise to victims and victims’ families when he released his threadbare Claudy Bombings’ report whose admittedly ‘narrow remit’ effectively dwelt on only one alleged and named participant in the Claudy Bombings of July 31, 1972 – the priest James Chesney – thereby effectively cloaking the many other persons – all of them [bar one] members of the so-called ‘South Derry … Continue reading The Claudy Bombers & Man “A” Unmasked

Martin McGuinness & the M62 Coach Bomb

Shortly after midnight on February 4, 1974, a 50lb IRA bomb exploded in the rear luggage compartment of a private bus ferrying off duty British soldiers and their families from Manchester to Catterick army base. While the person who informed the IRA of the target must have seen women and children regularly boarding the bus, the bombers went ahead and planted the bomb. The IRA … Continue reading Martin McGuinness & the M62 Coach Bomb

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Bishop Edward Daly vs The IRA

Fr. Edward Daly, the priest who famously waved a white handkerchief on Bloody Sunday, was consecrated Bishop of Derry on March 31, 1974. Six months later, the IRA murdered a close friend of his, as he recalled in his book, A Troubled See: In September 1974, I was called upon to officiate at my first funeral of a victim of violence since my appointment as Bishop … Continue reading Bishop Edward Daly vs The IRA