Opinion Editorial

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Time for Sinn Féin to question Gerry Adams

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams
Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams
Jean McConville with three of her children, before she was abducted and murdered by the IRA


The family of Jean McConville are rightly outraged by Gerry Adams's latest description of her murder as something that "happens in wars".

The Sinn Féin leader told one of America's most watched television programmes that Ms McConville was just another victim of the Troubles.

However, what he seems to ignore is that she was taken from her home and 'disappeared' in 1972. It wasn't until 2003 that her remains were found on a Co Louth beach.

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