I HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR; Adams Not Concerned by College's IRA Interviews

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I HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR; Adams Not Concerned by College's IRA Interviews


Byline: MIRROR REPORTER

SINN Fein chief Gerry Adams insisted yesterday he has "nothing to fear" from the Boston College interviews with ex-IRA members.

The party president has always denied being a member of the terror group.

However, in interviews given to Boston College, prominent former IRA OC Brendan "The Dark" Hughes accused him of being a commander and of ordering the murder and secret burial of mother of 10 Jean McConville in 1972.

Hughes died in 2008 and as agreed his interviews to the college's Belfast Project were made public.

Mr Adams said he has no fear of what is contained in the Boston College archives.

He added: "Whatever will be, will be. I have nothing to fear from any of this.

"They have been saying this for years, for decades.

"I am the leader of the Sinn Fein party, I have a job of work to do. That's what I am focused on.

"I learnt a long time ago not to worry about things you have no control over."

The transcripts of the interviews, given by loyalists and republicans, have been subject to a long-running legal battle.

PSNI detectives investigating the murder of Mrs McConville want to get their hands on the interviews given by Old Bailey bomber Dolours Price to the oral history project. …

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