Derry man at heart of new controversy?

The next skeleton in the cupboard would seem to be Bart Fisher, the man convicted of the manslaughter of James McGinley. He issued a statement at the weekend stating that he was not a member of either the IRA or Sinn Fein but, according to Morning Ireland, is currently being held on the political wing (sound file) of Magherberry Prison.

Update: The family has denied most of the allegations.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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