Less than 36 hours after the McGurk’s Bar Massacre, the Prime Minister of the Orange statelet carried the black propaganda across to Britain.
Brian Faulkner met with British Home Secretary, Reginald Maudling, and parroted the RUC disinformation at the same time as admitting that he had interfered in a live police investigation.
You can read more about this startling archive find by the Pat Finucane Centre here.
Ciarán MacAirt is an Irish writer and author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth.
He also manages Paper Trail, an innovative social enterprise which offers legacy archive research services and helps families unearth the truth hidden in public records.
Ciarán – who has written 92 posts on The McGurk's Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth.
- Behind the Mask and the McGurk’s Bar Massacre July 14, 2017
- McGurk’s Bar Families Meet With Fianna Fáil Justice and Equality Spokesperson March 21, 2017
- Britain Lied to the European Commission about the McGurk’s Bar Massacre February 22, 2017