Monday 24 April 2017

How Dev's Ireland became safe haven for fugitive Nazis

Nicola Tallant

NOTORIOUS Nazi war criminals were given safety in Ireland after the war and lived here under assumed names sanctioned by Eamon de Valera's government.

The killers, responsible for some of the worst ethnic cleansing atrocities of the Second World War, were told that Ireland would welcome them as they fled from the allies.

The sensational claims will be made in a new two-part documentary by veteran broadcaster and former RAF fighter Cathal O'Shannon, who says that Ireland shunned the Jewish victims of the war while protecting the ruthless anti-Semites.

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