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Statement Issued by Belfast Brigade

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Statement Issued by Belfast Brigade IRA. Following the Incident in Twinbrook on Tuesday 27th Feb the Belfast Brigade have carried out a full detailed investigation and would now make their inquiries public. On Tuesday 27th Feb, 5 IRA Volunteers picked up 3 youths known to have been involved in petty theft and vandalism. Were about to be punished by IRA volunteers when a priest came on the scene. The IRA stated that after investigation, the accounts of their volunteers differ to that of Father Rogan's account on the television. At no time do witnesses confirm Father Rogan's account that he was forced to the ground and made to say an Act of Contrition. March 1979.