Gerry Adams and the Millstones of Justice

Reflections on Gerry Adams and Jean McConville – Well written blog post from Donal O’Keefe.

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“Millstones of Justice turn exceedingly slow, but grind exceedingly fine.”                         – John Bannister Gibson (1780-1853)

Martyn Turner's take on Gerry Adams' denial of IRA membership and his bizarre tendency to tweet about his teddy bears. Martyn Turner’s take on Gerry Adams’ denial of IRA membership and his bizarre tendency to tweet about his teddy bears.

As I write this, Gerry Adams, the most popular political party leader in Ireland, is enjoying his second night at the pleasure of Her Majesty. It’s hard not to wish that the murdered widow and mother of ten small children, Jean McConville, had enjoyed such due process before she was snatched from her home and shot in the back of the head in 1972.

It was heart-breaking to hear Michael McConville today talking of his and his young siblings’ distress as the IRA, some of them masked strangers, some of them known neighbours, tore those little kids away from their mother and bundled her into the back of a van. They never…

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