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category national | miscellaneous | other press author Sunday May 28, 2006 10:44author by Author Required Report this post to the editors

Massive blow for Sinn Fein and the Republican Movement

Today's papers carry the story of Martin McGuinness, MI6 spy.

According to a number of papers today, former FRU agent Martin Ingram is claiming that Martin McGuinness is an MI6 spy, and has a transcript of a conversation between agent J118 and his handler (G) to prove it.

It is being claimed more documentation detailing McGuinness' career as a British agent is forthcoming.

Martin Ingram is most known for exposing the agent "Stake Knife", who was revealed to be Freddie Scappaticci, the head of the IRA's so called 'Nutting Squad'.

Sinn Fein denied Scappaticci was an agent for the British.

Other prominent Sinn Fein figures have also been named publicly as informers, including Belfast SF councillors Tom Hartley, a central figure in the 1981 hunger strikes and once part of the 'Adams think tank', and Alex Maskey, Sinn Fein's first Belfast mayor; Belfast man Dickie Glenholmes, who was part of the 1970s 'think tank', Derry SF councillor and former Stormont MLA Mary Nelis, and Andersonstown News Group editor Sean Maguire, who has been appointed head of Sinn Fein's parade committee this year.

Most recently, Denis Donaldson, a long-time IRA and Sinn Fein figure, was exposed as an agent who had been working for the British for two decades. He was later found murdered at a cottage in Donegal.

Apart from Donaldson, Sinn Fein's response has been to deny the accusations and claim that such allegations are the work of 'anti republicans' or 'securocrats' whose aim is to 'destabilise the peace process'.

They have also made sure to keep those who have been accused, such as Hartley and Maguire, in active roles within their structures. Hartley is regularly featured in the Belfast Andersonstown News and Maguire has held onto his position at the North Belfast News and been given this summer's responsibilities for the Ardoyne parades issue.

Martin McGuinness has had a long career in the Republican Movement, rising at one time to the role of Chief of Staff of the IRA, and is currently referred to as Sinn Fein's chief negotiator at Stormont. He has been a British MP since 1997 and a Stormont MLA since 1996. He was a member of the Prior Assembly from 1982-1986. He is known to have been in secret negotiations with the 'Mountain Climber' from the 1980s on.

Now that the Provisional IRA has decommissioned most, if not all, of their weapons, and Sinn Fein is firmly on the constitutional path, with Gerry Adams nominating Ian Paisley for First Minister at Stormont, the British, who have long sought to defeat the IRA, could be considered confident enough to administer a coup de grace such as this to the lifeless body of the PIRA, finishing it off once and for all.

Martin McGuinness will not have an easy time attempting to explain or deny this current allegation, especially if it is true more details are to be made public.

Sinn Fein's previous denials, most especially over the 'Stake Knife' affair, have made his position weaker.

If it is true that Martin McGuinness has been a British agent, the history of the Troubles and the peace process as it is known has been completely upended.

The implications of this relevation are shocking on a number of levels, both for the Republican Movement, who championed McGuinness as a 'hawk' in selling their role in the peace process, and for the British, who would have been manipulating the PIRA to protect their agents, and killing their own soldiers and citizens in the process.

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   = 2 FOX News phrase: 'some people say'     sum people    Sun May 28, 2006 11:06 
   A sampling of headlines     sum people are so lazy go to the shop and get the papers    Sun May 28, 2006 11:46 
   SPY SHOCKER     link    Sun May 28, 2006 11:55 
   The Sunday People     NB    Sun May 28, 2006 12:01 
   Sinn Fein denial     as expected    Sun May 28, 2006 12:04 
   Previous Sinn Fein denials     links    Sun May 28, 2006 12:27 
   interesting article here     Barry    Sun May 28, 2006 16:46 
   Martin Ingram would know about touts from Derry     ok    Sun May 28, 2006 18:30 
   Sunday World     link    Sun May 28, 2006 18:43 
 10   British State Strategy     analysis    Sun May 28, 2006 20:03 
 11   Unknown     Unknown    Sun May 28, 2006 20:34 
 12   Have Adams & Mc Guinness any credibility left     Pat    Sun May 28, 2006 23:09 
 13   is somebody just flipping a coin ?     Al    Sun May 28, 2006 23:42 
 14   Silly     Joe    Sun May 28, 2006 23:51 
 15   lies     Barry    Sun May 28, 2006 23:59 
 16   Lies...     Joe    Mon May 29, 2006 00:23 
 17   Winning ???????     Barry    Mon May 29, 2006 01:16 
 18   Great analogy Joe     seedot    Mon May 29, 2006 01:16 
 19   Times article     Derryman    Mon May 29, 2006 01:33 
 20   Evidence?     Chekov    Mon May 29, 2006 01:43 
 21   Who would benefit from putting this story out?     Skeptical    Mon May 29, 2006 02:08 
 22   proof     Barry    Mon May 29, 2006 02:12 
 23   Odd...     Joe    Mon May 29, 2006 04:23 
 24   Today's coverage     links    Mon May 29, 2006 09:24 
 25   SF rubbishes ‘McGuinness spy’ claim     in the Irish News today    Mon May 29, 2006 10:08 
 26   2 more articles today     further in the Irish News    Mon May 29, 2006 10:12 
 27   Belfast Telegraph     links    Mon May 29, 2006 10:53 
 28   wiretap transcripts     Barry    Mon May 29, 2006 17:26 
 29   I see you are still at it Barry     Harry    Mon May 29, 2006 17:53 
 30   at what ?     Barry    Mon May 29, 2006 18:14 
 31   Barry     tom eile    Mon May 29, 2006 19:40 
 32   At this Barry     Harry    Mon May 29, 2006 20:12 
 33   McGuinness is no tout, but...     Fear Mor    Mon May 29, 2006 20:14 
 34   A different angle     Harry    Mon May 29, 2006 20:18 
 35   Caught in a Trap     Fear Mor    Mon May 29, 2006 20:38 
 36   When somebody wants to Blow Things up he's a Spook     Agent Provacatuer    Mon May 29, 2006 21:03 
 37   sinn fein flunkies     Barry    Mon May 29, 2006 21:36 
 38   Good Lord     charlie    Tue May 30, 2006 01:30 
 39   Batty     Harry    Tue May 30, 2006 02:21 
 40   you talk some mad dogs no offence     Barry    Tue May 30, 2006 03:08 
 41   Was Martin McGuinness an MI6 Agent?     Michael Smith    Tue May 30, 2006 09:45 
 42   More manipulation - no politics - just spookery     Harry    Tue May 30, 2006 10:30 
 43   Securocrats abound     Claim and counter claim    Tue May 30, 2006 11:02 
 44   Top Secret     Harry    Tue May 30, 2006 12:39 
 45   Over The Rainbow     pat c    Tue May 30, 2006 13:07 
 46   Catatonic     Harry    Tue May 30, 2006 13:20 
 47   Spy claims nonsense - McGuinness     Jerry Cornelius    Tue May 30, 2006 14:28 
 48   gutted!     brian w    Tue May 30, 2006 14:56 
 49   Game Over     Gail Walker    Tue May 30, 2006 15:52 
 50   I Spy     Willi Munzenberg    Tue May 30, 2006 16:07 
 51   Reply to Gail Walker     Phil    Tue May 30, 2006 16:26 
 52   what substance is there to Ingrams transcript ?     Barry    Tue May 30, 2006 17:48 
 53   Barry     pat c    Tue May 30, 2006 18:34 
 54   thats highly likely Pat     Barry    Tue May 30, 2006 19:09 
 55   truth commission needed     tom eile    Tue May 30, 2006 19:19 
 56   Martin's denial     Fear Mor    Tue May 30, 2006 19:25 
 57   A more comprehensive defeat than Vinegar Hill     Barry    Tue May 30, 2006 19:28 
 58   Martin's denial     oh oh    Tue May 30, 2006 19:35 
 59   et tu Brute ?     Barry    Tue May 30, 2006 19:40 
 60   Oh Oh I'm lost there     Fear Mor    Tue May 30, 2006 19:54 
 61   you may be a tad lost     Barry    Tue May 30, 2006 20:04 
 62   Micheal and Dev / Martin and Gerry     Phil    Tue May 30, 2006 20:55 
 63   ....     Biciriu    Tue May 30, 2006 21:56 
 64   How the mighty fall     tom eile    Tue May 30, 2006 21:58 
 65   Themselves alone     Phil    Tue May 30, 2006 22:05 
 66   Bedfellows     Harry    Tue May 30, 2006 22:50 
 67   still dodging the question Harry     Barry    Tue May 30, 2006 23:01 
 68   Harry the ostrich     Phil    Tue May 30, 2006 23:18 
 69   what?     ok    Wed May 31, 2006 00:25 
 70   Martin McGuinness wouldn't lie, would he?     No way!    Wed May 31, 2006 09:53 
 71   No way Phil, ok?     Harry    Wed May 31, 2006 11:31 
 72   Forgot about you Barry     Harry    Thu Jun 01, 2006 01:37 
 73   Jude Collins rubbishes Brit-unionist inspired 'spy' story     Harry    Fri Jun 02, 2006 00:31 
 74   Jude Collins ????     Barry    Fri Jun 02, 2006 00:51 
 75   FISHERMAN     today's news    Sun Jun 04, 2006 15:16 
 76   source please     d.leet    Sun Jun 04, 2006 15:19 
 77   'I'll go public to put down McGuinness'     tale of two martins    Sun Jun 04, 2006 17:41 
 78   fascinating, it has everything - style, content, scandal, intrigue, pace -     underpants    Sun Jun 04, 2006 17:50 
 79   here you go     freederry    Sun Jun 04, 2006 19:29 
 80   More Ingram codology     Harry    Sun Jun 04, 2006 20:57 
 81   Smokescreen.     GPJ    Sun Jun 04, 2006 21:30 
 82   hooey     Barry    Mon Jun 05, 2006 01:27 
 83   Cambridge Spies     Becker    Mon Jun 05, 2006 10:35 
 84   questions need answering by McGuinness and the provos     Barry    Mon Jun 05, 2006 12:40 
 85   The plus side...     Unperurbed    Mon Jun 05, 2006 12:56 
 86   Money or conviction     Becker    Mon Jun 05, 2006 13:48 
 87   Re. inflicting more Omaghs and Enniskillens     mr. blunt    Mon Jun 05, 2006 15:31 
 88   Omagh et al     Unperturbed    Mon Jun 05, 2006 16:14 
 89   Missing the point old chap     mr. blunt - spooks international inc.    Mon Jun 05, 2006 16:28 
 90   Don't think so old chap     Unperturbed    Mon Jun 05, 2006 16:38 
 91   Internal Investigation     Golgomititsch    Mon Jun 05, 2006 16:47 
 92   Re. repudiating the madness     mr. blunt - sppoks international inc.    Mon Jun 05, 2006 17:01 
 93   COLOMBIA THREE     Becker    Mon Jun 05, 2006 17:01 
 94   For the record     mr. blunt - spooks international inc.    Mon Jun 05, 2006 17:08 
 95   Divide and conquer     Golgomititsch    Mon Jun 05, 2006 17:15 
 96   ah     unperturbed    Mon Jun 05, 2006 17:45 
 97   CONCLUSION     Jingtao    Mon Jun 05, 2006 18:14 
 98   Old Bailey bombings and Marian Price     Barry    Mon Jun 05, 2006 18:22 
 99   Life: its just a conspiracy (I blame God)     Harry    Mon Jun 05, 2006 22:31 
 100   so what youre saying is the capture of the entire bomb team wasnt the work of a tout either ?     Barry    Mon Jun 05, 2006 22:44 
 101   oh and Harry , as regrds stickie tactics     Barry    Mon Jun 05, 2006 23:10 
 102   Jesus wept     Harry    Mon Jun 05, 2006 23:24 
 103   Well according to "Martin Ingram" ...     de boyho    Tue Jun 06, 2006 17:34 
 104   GERRY ADAMS IS NOT A REPUBLICAN     4Provinces1Country    Tue Jun 06, 2006 20:57 
 105   Food soldiers     Golgomititsch    Tue Jun 06, 2006 21:12 
 106   Foolishness     Joe    Tue Jun 06, 2006 22:19 
 107   Face the Facts- Mc guinness is an agent     nandro    Tue Jun 06, 2006 22:25 
 108   Martin Ingram a British Spy in Ireland     Jack Grantham    Thu Sep 21, 2006 00:42 
 109   An agent?     Sydney Reilly    Thu Sep 21, 2006 17:30 
 110   Time for an inquiry?     BS    Thu Sep 21, 2006 19:16 
 111   Martin Ingram Aka Ian Hurst is a liar     Jack Grantham    Wed Oct 18, 2006 03:33 


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