Insider: Gerry Bradley's Life in the IRA

Insider: Gerry Bradley's Life in the IRA

by Gerry Bradley, Brian Feeney

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Overview

BRADLEY SPEAKS OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME – WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE IRA

The IRA was Gerry Bradley’s life. His sole interest was in ‘ops’ – carrying out on-the-ground war. Inspired, initially, to defend his home place against Loyalist threats, he became one of the most senior operators in Belfast IRA. When things turned political, there seemed to be no place for his kind of activism.

THE INSIDE STORY BY A SENIOR IRA MAN

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847174550
Publisher: Irish American Book Company
Publication date: 12/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 1,048,746
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

GERRY BRADLEY was an IRA operator all of his adult life, from 1970 until the ceasefire in 1994, carrying out shootings, bombings and raids.


Brian Feeney, a political columnist with the Irish News, is a leading nationalist commentator and frequent broadcaster on Northern Ireland affairs. He was an SDLP councillor for sixteen years. He is co-author of Lost Lives: the story of the men, women and children killed in the Northern Ireland troubles. In 2001 the book won the Christopher Ewart-Biggs award for its contribution to reconciliation in Ireland and Europe. A historian by profession, he is Head of History at St Mary's University College, Belfast.

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