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Can a new book unearth the truth about Gerry Adams?

Admire or detest him, Adams is probably the most important figure in Irish politics over the past half century

By Andy Pollak   November 2017

Admire or detest him, Gerry Adams is probably the most important figure in Irish politics over the past half century. During that time he has led the IRA from being one of the world’s most effective terrorist groups to the point where its political wing, Sinn Féin, is close to becoming the largest party in Northern Ireland and probably only a year or two from entering government in the Republic.

One day, probably after his death, someone will write a good biography of Adams. This is not that book. O’Doherty…

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