IRA: Banquo or Begbie?

Over at Comment is Free, I’ve a piece which looks at the difficulties being thrown up by the activities of some (former?) Republicans which are creating problems for the apparently strong new parliamentary alliance between the DUP and Sinn Fein. Not least when it comes to making a discrete deal over the devolution of policing and justice in order to make the Westminster timetable of 8th May this year.

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