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Stakeknife Arrested.

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  • 30-01-2018 11:51pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 2,119 ✭✭✭


    The Supergrass was lifted today. A lot of skeletons in his closest. He could possibly have information on senior SF members, Senior British Army/RUC members, if he is charged and goes to court his testimony could be great craic


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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,782 ✭✭✭Fann Linn


    A rat.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,048 ✭✭✭Rumpy Pumpy


    Was he the dude who lead the ‘nutting squad’?


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,119 ✭✭✭piplip87


    Was he the dude who lead the ‘nutting squad’?

    Yeah that's the fella.


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 2,492 ✭✭✭pleas advice


    Well done


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,365 ✭✭✭✭McMurphy


    Well done

    With so much alleged British involvement in his alleged killings, I think your well done sentiments are premature.

    But we'll wait and see..


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  • Registered Users Posts: 43,028 ✭✭✭✭SEPT 23 1989


    Timing is everything


  • Registered Users Posts: 15,425 ✭✭✭✭Beechwoodspark


    Wonder what a certain G Adams makes of it all


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,119 ✭✭✭piplip87


    With so much alleged British involvement in his alleged killings, I think your well done sentiments are premature.

    But we'll wait and see..

    Yes he would have information on what the British knew about IRA bombings before they happened but it does not excuse the scumbags who planted said bombs.

    Will he out Adams as a fellow informer I wonder


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,117 ✭✭✭✭Junkyard Tom


    piplip87 wrote: »
    The Supergrass was lifted today.

    He's not a supergrass yet and they probably won't want him to be because his handlers were essentially accessories to murder.

    Serial killer, and supergrass, Gary Haggerty actually complained about the lack of prosecutions of his own handlers in RUC Special Branch.

    The British/RUC will never admit that they were up to their necks in blood, along with their informers, most of which happened to be that of innocent Catholic people.


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,365 ✭✭✭✭McMurphy


    piplip87 wrote: »
    Yes he would have information on what the British knew about IRA bombings before they happened but it does not excuse the scumbags who planted said bombs.
    I never said it excused anyone from anything, I'm just pointing out that I'm highly sceptical that anything will ever come of this, if any of the insinuation and rumours surrounding him are true - because if it implicated high ranking/senior British officials - it is hardly within the interests of the British for the blood.on their hands to be exposed?
    Will he out Adams as a fellow informer I wonder

    I don't believe he will, because I reckon the Brits would have already outed him had he of been a rat, Lord knows they spent long enough periods of time and money keeping him under surveillance, trying to pin something on him.

    Purely my opinion obviously.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,097 ✭✭✭Roger Mellie Man on the Telly


    Does anyone on boards have a fish knife in their cutlery drawer?

    They're a fairly scarce utensil, but essential for flatfish.


  • Registered Users Posts: 19,299 ✭✭✭✭everlast75


    His real name is Angus and he has had his fillet of being the rump of the stories. I say well done to him - his type is rare. I believe he is spilling the gossip and his award will be a knighthood- he will be known as Sir Loin. If any of his grizzle-y stories are found to be false they will strip Loin from him.


  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 12,713 Mod ✭✭✭✭riffmongous


    There are a hell of a lot of skeletons in that closet, I would be very surprised if anything will come of this considering all the potential dirty dealings this would open up.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,563 ✭✭✭dd972


    I don't think he lives up North anymore but he'd certainly deserve long, slow, painful retribution from his own community, uberscum.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,700 ✭✭✭StupidLikeAFox


    everlast75 wrote: »
    His real name is Angus and he has had his fillet of being the rump of the stories. I say well done to him - his type is rare. I believe he is spilling the gossip and his award will be a knighthood- he will be known as Sir Loin. If any of his grizzle-y stories are found to be false they will strip Loin from him.

    Hahaha.......burgers


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 2,492 ✭✭✭pleas advice


    everlast75 wrote: »
    His real name is Angus and he has had his fillet of being the rump of the stories. I say well done to him - his type is rare. I believe he is spilling the gossip and his award will be a knighthood- he will be known as Sir Loin. If any of his grizzle-y stories are found to be false they will strip Loin from him.
    Sauce?


  • Registered Users Posts: 22,275 ✭✭✭✭endacl


    everlast75 wrote: »
    His real name is Angus and he has had his fillet of being the rump of the stories. I say well done to him - his type is rare. I believe he is spilling the gossip and his award will be a knighthood- he will be known as Sir Loin. If any of his grizzle-y stories are found to be false they will strip Loin from him.
    F’ksake. You could have left a few for the rest of us...


  • Registered Users Posts: 68,145 ✭✭✭✭FrancieBrady


    I always said they would probably go after Adams as soon as he retired. I'd imagine this is the first shots across the bow.
    Just what is needed in northern Ireland now.

    More or less let an informer away with killing and then use an informer to go after a political leader you hadn't the courage to go after when he was in office.

    The British government were never big on courage or trust, hopefully this one doesn't backfire on them.


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    He's not a supergrass yet and they probably won't want him to be because his handlers were essentially accessories to murder.

    Serial killer, and supergrass, Gary Haggerty actually complained about the lack of prosecutions of his own handlers in RUC Special Branch.

    The British/RUC will never admit that they were up to their necks in blood, along with their informers, most of which happened to be that of innocent Catholic people.

    aah, the old "we built the bombs, planted them and set them off, but it's the fault of the Brits for letting us get away with it" excuse.


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,365 ✭✭✭✭McMurphy


    Aegir wrote: »
    aah, the old "we built the bombs, planted them and set them off, but it's the fault of the Brits for letting us get away with it" excuse.

    I think you spectaculary misread the sentiments expressed in the post.

    This bit was rather clear.
    The British/RUC will never admit that they were up to their necks in blood, along with their informers, most of which happened to be that of innocent Catholic people.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 68,145 ✭✭✭✭FrancieBrady


    I think you spectaculary misread the sentiments expressed in the post.

    This bit was rather clear.

    The British could not have run their 'acquisitions' without the aid of a quotient of the natives. That has never changed.

    That 'aid' comes in the guise of native informers and those willing to look the other way in return for 'blessings'.

    It has never really changed on this island.


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    I think you spectaculary misread the sentiments expressed in the post.

    I didn't miss anything.

    anyone else find it ironic that an IRA mole is named after an instrument for sharpening fence posts?

    not that the IRA have ever murdered anyone with a fence post of course, a good republican would never do that :rolleyes:


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,365 ✭✭✭✭McMurphy


    Aegir wrote: »
    I didn't miss anything.

    anyone else find it ironic that an IRA mole is named after an instrument for sharpening fence posts?

    not that the IRA have ever murdered anyone with a fence post of course, a good republican would never do that :rolleyes:

    Let me know what part of anything more coming of this being highly unlikely - due to the British being up to their necks in it too (allegedly) you're not getting, and we can run through it together.

    No one is denying horrible unforgivable murders took place - it's just some of us have the wit to realise their was more than one side involved in them.

    Alleged republican double agent - allegedly up to his neck in murders with full knowledge of- and assisted by his handlers.

    Which is why I (and others) don't think this is anything more than window dressing.

    I'll gladly stand corrected if anything more comes of this but I wouldn't hold my breath.


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    Let me know what part of anything more coming of this being highly unlikely - due to the British being up to their necks in it too (allegedly) you're not getting, and we can run through it together.

    No one is denying horrible unforgivable murders took place - it's just some of us have the wit to realise their was more than one side involved in them.

    Alleged republican double agent - allegedly up to his neck in murders with full knowledge of- and assisted by his handlers.

    Which is why I (and others) don't think this is anything more than window dressing.

    I'll gladly stand corrected if anything more comes of this but I wouldn't hold my breath.

    pure and simple deflection, that's all it is.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,213 ✭✭✭bonzodog2


    I'd always assumed it was Steak-knife until I saw it in print for the first time only a few months ago


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,365 ✭✭✭✭McMurphy


    Aegir wrote: »
    pure and simple deflection, that's all it is.

    What part is deflection :confused:

    Alleged republican double agent is arrested / many believe nothing further will come of it because of the alleged handlers involvement by passing info and assistance in alleged activities?

    I have stated my beliefs quite clearly and posted them here to back up what led me to post them.
    You on the other hand make one liners.

    All arse no trousers?


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    All arse no trousers?

    ooh, a hard man :eek:

    the shinners are annoyed, so the first reaction is to try and deflect a bit of blame. We even have poor wee Gerry being brought in to it. now because Saint Gerry may have a bit of mud thrown at him.

    same old same old.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,547 ✭✭✭Foxhound38


    Even if he does say something, SF will deny it and claim trickery by the British establishment and their supporters will lap up every word of it despite any amount of facts.

    When they talk of so-called "post-truth" society, they should credit SF as the inventors of it.


  • Registered Users Posts: 68,145 ✭✭✭✭FrancieBrady


    Aegir wrote: »
    ooh, a hard man :eek:

    the shinners are annoyed, so the first reaction is to try and deflect a bit of blame. We even have poor wee Gerry being brought in to it. now because Saint Gerry may have a bit of mud thrown at him.

    same old same old.


    Fairly typical that you don't like hearing about the context.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,365 ✭✭✭✭McMurphy


    Aegir wrote: »
    ooh, a hard man :eek:

    the shinners are annoyed, so the first reaction is to try and deflect a bit of blame. We even have poor wee Gerry being brought in to it. now because Saint Gerry may have a bit of mud thrown at him.

    same old same old.

    I'm a hard man for asking you to at least try and put some substance behind your one liners now is that it?

    Posting one liners with absolutely no substance or rationale to bolster them is one step away from posting something such as 'I know you are but what am I' and 'my daddy is stronger than your daddy' imo.

    No one (certainly not me) was attempting to excuse or disregard anything SK is alleged to have done btw.

    I stated that it's my belief nothing more will come of it (and stated why I believed it)

    You however posted one liners.

    As I said - all arse no trousers.


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