Tuesday 12 December 2017

IRA’s only ‘cause’ now is pursuit of gain through criminal rackets

Godfathers are content to go on lining their own pockets

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

In her oration yesterday afternoon at the annual Béal na mBláth commemoration, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald borrowed a line from a character in the G K Chesterton book, 'The Man who was Thursday'.

The character says: "If you don't seem to be hiding, nobody hunts you out."

She made the reference at the site of the ambush and killing of the then commander-in-chief of the Irish Army, Michael Collins, in County Cork on August 22, 1922.

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