It seems like the IRA believe that their day has come. The fact that the Guardian’s chief political correspondent has signed his name to an article on that paper’s front page seems a significant enough omen in itself, (though check the updates for the latest on this story).
“…the IRA will announce a comprehensive act of weapons decommissioning – in effect giving up its secret arms dumps.”
And the story that might have otherwise have been NI’s only big headline of the day, is that the next big job is to take down the so-called Peace Walls that separate communities in Belfast like it was embedded in some latter day Cold War.
Update to the Update: Looks like this was all a little previous.
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