By Fiach Kelly and Fionnan Sheahan
December 12 2012
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny has challenged Gerry Adams to “tell the truth” about the death of Jean McConville and also appeared to link Sinn Fein to the Northern Bank robbery.
In a strong attack on the Sinn Fein president, Mr Kenny said it was time Mr Adams told the truth about his past, specifically mentioning the mother of 10 who was murdered by the IRA.
“I would love to hear you speak the truth about some elements of your past,” he said.
“You might some day tell the truth about the tragedy and the remorse and about the compassion that should have been shown for Jean McConville. Maybe you might do that, Deputy Adams,” he added.
Mr Adams asked Mr Kenny withdraw the remark, but the Taoiseach refused. Mr Kenny also raised the Northern Bank raid in response to Mr Adams’…
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