Monday, April 15, 2013

Prayers for Boston

My thoughts are on the people of Greater Boston today. Lets hope for quick resolution. Be safe.


  1. And my thoughts are with the thousands upon thousands of people, civilian, children and otherwise, who have been victims of state controlled terrorism.

  2. Significant?!?

    PSNI to get Boston College IRA tapes

    Published Monday, 15 April 2013

    Interviews with former paramilitaries which could hold information about the Disappeared will be made available to police.

    On Monday, a US Supreme Court judge upheld the ruling that the recordings, carried out under the supervision of Boston College researchers Ed Moloney and Anthony McIntyre, should be handed over to the authorities.

    The discussions, which began in 2001, with republican and loyalist paramilitaries formed part of an oral history of the Troubles.

    Ex-IRA member Dolours Price was one of the interviewees, and it is claimed the former prisoner discussed the disappearance of Jean McConville.

    The mother of ten was abducted and murdered by the IRA in the 1972. Her body was recovered more than 30 years later.

    The interviews were conducted under the assurance that the tapes would not be made public while the subjects were still alive. Price was found dead at her home in Dublin in January this year.

    Former IRA member Brendan Hughes, who also took part in the project, died in 2008.

    Authorities investigating Mrs McConville's disappearance had called for the US government to subpoena the documents, invoking a treaty between the UK and USA.

    But Moloney and McIntyre - himself a former IRA volunteer-turned-writer - had argued that the tapes should be withheld under the First Amendment.

    On Monday, an American court refused to hear an appeal lodged by Moloney and McIntyre. A further court ruling on the release of material involving different interviewees is due.

  3. wtf I don't see connection

  4. the guest list of local dignitaries at the finish line may illuminate things.

    those tapes could destroy adams and mcguinesses political aspirations...these men are terrorists...they wouldn't and haven't baulked at planting bombs at events such as this in the past...if there was someone at the race involved with the court case??

    i don't know...just throwing that out there really...THIS is the only tangible connection that yesterday has to any terror group so far.