Wednesday 18 January 2017

Profile: Bobby Storey spent almost 20 years in prison, but could influence how SF governs the Republic

Published 10/09/2015 | 02:30

Bobby Storey
Bobby Storey

Bobby Storey could influence how the Republic of Ireland is governed, should Sinn Féin come to power.

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In November last year, Storey's sway within the 'Republican Movement' was exposed with the publication of a memo he sent to all party representatives on how to respond to the rape of Mairia Cahill and the subsequent IRA cover-up.

His memo, sent to every Sinn Féin representative (around 400 in all), described Cahill's campaign for justice as "political opposition to Sinn Féin".

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