A YEAR after the ‘choreographed sequence’ spectacularly fell apart, Brian Rowan sounds out the chances of movement from the IRA. Rowan recounts a question Gerry Adams asked in the Irish Voice recently: “If the governments are satisfied with what they have proclaimed the IRA is going to do, then who are they waiting on?” Adams then answers his question that it is “obviously the DUP”. Well, the DUP are also waiting on the Government’s paper as much as anyone (after which it may publish its own, which wasn’t disclosed at Leeds Castle), but has Paisley’s party done enough to prepare its grassroots for powersharing with ‘unarmed’ Sinn Fein? Some suspect not.
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