Republican chief McKee died a bitter, twisted man, says son of Troubles victim

The son of a family man shot dead by the IRA early in the Northern Ireland Troubles has branded former senior republican Billy McKee a bitter and twisted old man.

Billy McCurrie’s father, James McCurrie, was randomly attacked in East Belfast during what republicans know as the defence of St Matthew’s Catholic church in 1970, and he said he wanted to dispel myths about the tragedy.

Mr McCurrie said it was not a case of loyalists attacking St Matthew’s first, and...
source: Wandsworth Guardian

2019-06-16 12:53
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