Peter Taylor hooks up with the boy turned retired IRA volunteer..

The Firemen have done a sterling job in clipping telling detail from Peter Taylor’s documentary Who Won The War. You can find them all on our Facebook page. But I wanted to clip this one myself…

With the possible exception of Jim Pryor, almost everyone else Taylor talks to is trying to play some contemporary angle, from the two FMs, to Tony Blair and Jackie McDonald. Sean McKinley doesn’t, and his confession of confidence and fealty to Adams and McGuinness only adds to the pathos of his own experience and judgement thereof…

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty