“Sharon, I wasn’t, and don’t be smart with me.”

At a press conference yesterday on the allegations by Brendan Hughes, UTV Live’s Sharon O’Neill had a “stupid” question for Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams about his toxic denials – “Why don’t you just admit you were in the IRA, Mr Adams?” Indeed. And why would the families of the victims of Bloody Friday find the allegation of Adams’ involvement “offensive”?

Video courtesy of UTV