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The brevity of evil

Simon Parke

by Simon Parke

Posted: 02 May 2014 @ 12:10

FROM the outside, good can appear a flimsy thing, and evil uncomfortably strong. But on the inside, evil is eating itself.

Tommy Crossan, aged 43, was recently shot dead. A former Continuity IRA (CIRA) leader, he was sitting in a hut at a fuel business off the Springfield Road in west Belfast - an area of tightly packed housing and Republican sympathies. The assassin fired through the window of the hut, which was used as an office in the Peter Pan industrial complex. Mr Crossan ...

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