By Joseph de Burca.
By Joseph de Burca.
By Joseph de Burca On 16 September last Paul Graham told RTE’s ‘Liveline’ that he had been sexually abused by a senior figure in the Orange Order. Although not named, the abuser was Thomas Passmore, the County Grand Master of Belfast Loyal Orange Lodge. That Passmore was a paedophile will not come as news to […]
This story was updated on 6 September 2019. The original content is reproduced underneath this update. UPDATE The imminent revelation by BBC NI’s Spotlight programme that Ian Paisley financed the infamous UVF Silent Valley bombing of 1969 will come as no surprise to Village readers. While the BBC disclosure provides another piece of the jigsaw […]
TOMMY LYTTLE AND THE SORDID LINK BETWEEN THE KINCORA BOYS’ HOME SCANDAL AND THE PATRICK FINUCANE ASSASSINATION By Joseph de Burca On 12 February, 1989, the UDA assassinated Patrick Finucane, a highly regarded Belfast solicitor, at his North Belfast home. Finucane, who was 38-years-old, was shot 14 times by two masked UDA gunmen who […]
By Joseph de Búrca SIR ANTHONY BLUNT, BRITAIN AND MI5’S ARCH TRAITOR, WORMED HIS WAY BACK INTO THE GOOD BOOKS OF BRITISH INTELLIGENCE BY PROVIDING THEM WITH DETAILS OF A PAEDOPHILE NETWORK IN IRELAND OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER AND WHICH THEY LATER EXPLOITED FOR BLACKMAIL AND DESTABILISATION PURPOSES. THERESA MAY YET CLINGS TO […]
Last September’s Village described how the intelligence services of the UK conducted a near-decade-long smear campaign during the 1970s designed to prevent Charles Haughey from becoming Taoiseach. One of the more ludicrous smears they put into circulation was that he directed the Provisional IRA to bomb Belfast so he could purchase land on the cheap for […]
Her Majesty’s character assassins. Cambridge Analytica is a British company which provides advice to clients involved in political campaigns. Donald Trump was one of its customers. Last month it admitted that it employed former MI5 and MI6 officers to dig up political dirt for its clients. It has also boasted of using bribes, prostitutes and […]
Last September Village described how the UK’s intelligence services conducted a near-decade-long smear campaign during the 1970s designed to undermine Charles Haughey. It failed at every turn and crashed to earth when, in December 1979, Haughey became Taoiseach. Haughey’s Fianna Fáil party lost the general election which followed, in June 1981, albeit with a healthy […]
In 2017 Village published a series of articles highlighting allegations of British Establishment complicity in child abuse in Ireland, particularly the crucially flawed Hart Report which was published in Northern Ireland (NI) a year ago. Judge Hart was tripped up by false evidence fed to him by MI5, MI6 and others for their own devious […]