Sunday 26 February 2017

James Bond fanatic Denis Donaldson was 'Walter Mitty-type who flaunted double life'

Jim Cusack

Jim Cusack

Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams pictured in Stormont in 2005
Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams pictured in Stormont in 2005

Denis Donaldson was a member of the IRA's east Belfast 'unit' at the time of one of the worst atrocities in the 30 years of 'Troubles' in Northern Ireland.

Twelve people were incinerated when four 'blast incendiary' bombs exploded in the La Mon Hotel in the eastern outskirts of the city on February 17, 1978.

More than 30 others suffered severe burn injuries.

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