Eleven reasons to rob a bank?

Scott McMillan over at a Fistful of Euros has been watching recent developments from afar, and comes up with his own (Ocean’s?) Eleven Reasons why the Republican movement might have backed the biggest bank robbery in British history. But remember, before you go in too hard on him, he’s just asking!

  • Davros

    For an “outsider” that’s an impressive blog.

  • ShayPaul

    Are you suggesting it’s an “inside” job ?

  • Henry94

    Isn’t there a glaring contradiction in reason 11

    green-lighting the bank robbery may have been a devious tactic on the part of Adams to force his own people into finally accepting weapons de-commissioning.


    It seems mainstream Sinn Fein were taken by surprise by the Irish and British governments’ angry response to the robbery. It looks like they actually didn’t think it would become such a big deal.

    If it didn’t become a big deal how could it “force his own people into finally accepting weapons de-commissioning”?

  • ShayPaul

    “Maybe the greatest peacetime cash heist in history was really the work of unemployed football hooligans”

    This line proves he is an “outsider” .