Shhh….it wasn’t the shinners

Five days after the murder of Bobby Moffatt – claims of UVF involvement and mass intimidation of people in the Shankill area but Slugger’s expanded team has managed a grand total of one blog on the subject. Pity it wasn’t a friend of someone related to a 2nd cousin of a sister of a guy that used to know Gerry Adams’, joiner’s sacked plumber’s, former school friend – that would have warranted many blogs. Blank

UVF breach cease-fire?

According to the Guardian’s Henry McDonald, the man shot dead on Belfast’s Shankill Road has been “named locally as Bobby Moffat, [and] is understood to have been a member of the Red Hand Commando (RHC) terrorist group.”  The short Guardian report adds It is believed Moffat was killed as part of an internal loyalist dispute and there was no Republican involvement. Moffat is thought to have been in dispute with the RHC-aligned Ulster Volunteer Force. The killing will prompt questions about …

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