Brian Rowan talks to a senior member of the government talks source, who emphasises the importance of clarity in the reporting of the IRA’s decommissioning. It sounds like the IRA are not accepting any suggestions as to who should be the protestant churchman witnesses from the DUP unless they talk face to face with Sinn Fein. However, if they muffle de Chastellaine, or do not allow clear public verification, the stated purpose of the move (‘removing of excuses not to deal with Sinn Fein’) will not be fulfilled.
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Living History 1968-74
A unique, once-in-a-lifetime 10-week course at Stranmillis University College Belfast featuring live, in-depth interviews with leading figures from this tumultuous era in Northern Ireland’s cultural and political history.
Live interviews with: Bernadette McAliskey, Austin Currie, Brid Rogers, Baroness Blood, Dennis Bradley, Baroness Paisley, Lord Kilclooney, Tim McGarry, Danny Morrison, Sir Kenneth Bloomfield and others…