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    Cruimh Cruimh is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by Telstar 62 View Post
    Which one is 'Brownie'??
    You may mock, but think of the sacrifices Gerry made for Ireland - from Jean McConville and Bernard Teggart, through many of the Hunger Strikers to the East Tyrone brigade lads at Loughgall .... all for the Cause...
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    Quote Originally Posted by between the bridges View Post
    In the mid 70's a IRA prisoner used the pen name 'Brownie' to publish articles in the Republican News...

    “Brownie” wrote: “Rightly or wrongly, I’m an IRA volunteer and rightly or wrongly, I take a course of action as a means of bringing about a situation in which I believe the people of my country will prosper”.

    Fast forward to 2018 entering stage left Danny Morrison, who was the Sinn Fein publicity director who coined the phrase of the ballot box and the armalite together...

    In The Irish Times Danny Morrison wrote in a gushing tribute to Gerry Adams. He wrote: “I have known Gerry Adams 46 years. In 1975, as editor of Republican News, I asked him would he write a weekly column from Long Kesh, which he did under the pen man Brownie.”

    Read more at: https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/op...ersy-1-8457033

    Moi is sure many others share my shock at this heinous slur and await Djarrygando suing Danny boy for slanderous libel...
    I hate to disabuse you.
    However, there is no Tooth Fairy or Santa Clause either.
    Any other unlikely widely repeated tales you still believe in?
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    EUrJokingMeRight EUrJokingMeRight is offline
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    You lost me at "mid 70's" and the smell of mouldy carpet..
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    Dont mess with the Brownies. They are fierce.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Eagle of the Ninth View Post
    Dont mess with the Brownies. They are fierce.

    Oooooh the racism......
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    Brownie is a kinda dirty perv moniker ...like Bobby Sands and the other coprophilic pervs who stank out The Maze no doubt

    Cyp
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    Cruimh Cruimh is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyberianpan View Post
    Brownie is a kinda dirty perv moniker ...

    Cyp
    And of course anything from Danny M has to be taken with a very large pinch of salt - His fall from grace in SF was never explained. Was he a Canary?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cruimh View Post
    And of course anything from Danny M has to be taken with a very large pinch of salt - His fall from grace in SF was never explained. Was he a Canary?
    What fall?
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    "I believe Gerry"-Mary Lou McDonald

    Gerry of course was never in the IRA
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