Making a killing out of shifting property, the IRA way…

ALMOST 10 years after the IRA blew up the centre of Manchester in a huge lorry bomb, the city’s police have released previously-unseen images of the explosion, which you can watch here. Manchester Police say there is no realistic possibility of the bombers ever being prosecuted – a fact of life we’re well used to on this side of the Irish Sea. It’s likely the bombing was carried out by Tom ‘Slab’ Murphy’s South Armagh brigade, which was less heavily infiltrated than other IRA brigades. Slab, ironically, is suspected of making a killing out of property in Manchester…