David Shayler is a famous ex MI5 whistleblower - some of his allegations concerned his time in Northern Ireland
It would seem he is totally crazy... and has been for quite some timeBBC, Feb 2000
A former M15 agent has said that former Beatle John Lennon helped fund the IRA in the early 1970s. David Shayler told The Observer that he read the allegation in an M15 file.
RTE, May 2003
An IRA agent who claimed Martin McGuinness told him he fired the first shot on Bloody Sunday has been described as unreliable.
Former MI5 British security service agent David Shayler has told the Saville Inquiry that the informer - codenamed 'Infliction' - had supplied intelligence which was inaccurate.
What do people make of M15 now ? And is Martin McGuinness in trouble again ?London Independent
[David Shayler] a 6ft transvestite squatter called Delores Kane who believes he is the Messiah and happens to be Britain's best-known renegade former spy.
and that all of humanity's ills can be cured by a four-year programme of hemp cultivation...
his claims that MI6 funded Islamist fighters to assassinate Libya's Colonel Gaddafi and that MI5 failed to keep track of an IRA bombing cell – revelations that ultimately forced him into exile and earned him two spells in prison. ...
Alongside disarming frankness about his transvestism (Delores is the manifestation of a clothes-swapping habit that dates back to his teenage years and his conviction that "Jesus is a tranny"), Mr Shayler outlines how Castrol GTX adverts are a subliminal reference to God
the former MI5 operative, a fanatic Middlesbrough FC fan who also believes his channelling of "unconditional love" propelled his side into the 2006 Uefa Cup Final
Do the conspiracy theorists think someone got to Shayler ?