Pól Ó Lorcáin
Paul Larkin

Chroniclers are privileged to enter where they list, to come and go through keyholes, to ride upon the wind, to overcome in their soarings up and down, all obstacles of distance, time and place.
Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge, Chapter The Ninth

Danny Morrison’s "Rudi - In the shadow of Knulp" - A Review

Fellow writer Danny Morrison

In the early 2000s several journalists tried to convince me that Danny Morrison, Sinn Féin’s former director of publicity, was in fact the infamous – cue drumroll and da da da daaah music - Stakeknife.

Stakeknife was supposed to have been the British spy at the heart of the IRA – with the back story that Mr Knife guided one of the most successful guerilla movements that has ever existed into a dead end of pacification and normalisation. Danny Morrison, in fact the whole of the "Adams clique" in Belfast, was accused of effectively (and secretly) working towards a ceasefire situation agreed with section of the British establishment whilst the republican movement as a whole was out risking its collective neck for the cause.
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