“People who were associated with the IRA at some stage were certainly involved in that crime.”

As noted previously, the parents of Paul Quinn have met the Republic of Ireland’s Foriegn Affairs Minister, Dermot Ahern, to discuss the ongoing investigation and Taoiseach Bertie Ahern’s earlier comments. RTÉ radio talked to Paul’s father, Stephen Quinn [RealPlayer file], on what was said at the meeting, his wish for a further meeting with the Taoiseach, and what the Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams, and the NI Regional Development minister, Conor Murphy, have said. And, as he belatedly noted, Mark Devenport spoke to Chief Constable, Hugh Orde, about the murder, and other things, on Saturday’s Inside Politics. During the interview he restated that, “In our judgement, no evidence currently to say this was an authorised event”, [Not “corporately involved”? – Ed] but Hugh Orde also said [RealPlayer file 5mins in]

“I think everyone’s fairly clear on this. People who were associated with the IRA at some stage were certainly involved in that crime.”

It is “far better people tell the truth on the thing..” Adds RTÉ report.

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