What do IRA victims who lost sisters, mothers, daughters and nieces think of how Sinn Fein values women?

A letter from Edward O’Neill:

By Letters
Friday, 21st January 2022, 6:47 pm
Heidi Hazell
Heidi Hazell

The gaucherie of Michelle O’Neill of Sinn Fein in eulogizing the actions of IRA killer Thomas McElwee who, amongst other crimes, burned to death young mother Yvonne Dunlop, generated massive amounts of negative publicity for Sinn Fein last year.

Responding to this huge negative criticism, Sinn Fein duly trooped out Eoin O’Broin who responded in an interview to Senan Molony of The Independent, on August 10, 2021 that he was “comfortable” commerating Thomas McElwee.

Potential voters, especially females and those with daughters and sisters, who areconsidering voting for Sinn Fein north and south of the border, need to digest those words carefully and considerately and ask in light of the most recent tragic events concerning the tragic murder of Ashling Murphy how Sinn Fein stand in the area of women rights.

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Letter to the editor

In light of the events of recent days the faux outrage of Sinn Fein is rather despicable and hypocritical and can be only called out for what it is: bandwagon politics.

Maybe a good idea would be to ask the family members of Jean McConville, Joanne Mathers, Mary Travers, Alberta Quinton , Caroline Moreland, Heidi Hazell (pictured) and Colleen McMurray - to name but a few - murdered in an IRA campaign which Sinn Fein say was justified, how Sinn Fein stand in the area of the protection of women’s rights.

Edward O’Neill, Survivor of the UVF’s 1974, Dublin / Monaghan attacks

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