Monday 20 November 2017

Paul Williams: Elderly bully boy is starting to realise he's no longer untouchable

John Gilligan and the scene in Greenfort crescent where John Gilligan was shot (inset).
John Gilligan and the scene in Greenfort crescent where John Gilligan was shot (inset).

Paul Williams

As he lies in his hospital bed this morning, John Gilligan will have plenty on his mind to distract him from the pain of his bullet wounds.

By now the penny should have finally dropped for the ageing gangster that he is no longer the feared, swaggering gang boss that he thought himself to be.

When he was released from prison last year, the criminal displayed to the world the cocky, sneering demeanour of a mobster who considered himself invincible.

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