There’s no doubt that at some point tangible evidence of the IRA’s involvement will have to emerge into the public domain sooner or later to stand up the recent ‘allegations’. But the heat seems to be well and truly off Hugh Orde, since the Gardaí confirmed that they informed the Irish government of their own suspicions of IRA involvement in the heist.
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