Kingsmill 'joke' sparks Teebane family's fury

Thursday, 25 January 2018

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THE 'sickening mockery' of one of the worst massacres of the Troubles has compounded the hurt for families still living under the shadow of terror, it has been claimed.
Barry McElduff sparked a huge political storm recently when he posted a picture of himself with a loaf of Kingsmill bread on his head on the 42nd anniversary of the outrage that left 10 Protestants dead.
He has since stood down as MP for West Tyrone and apologised for his actions but angry Sounth Antrim MLA Trevor Clarke this week slammed what he described as Mr McElduff's 'open contempt' for the victims of both Kingsmill and other terrorist atrocities.
And he is well qualified to know as his brother-in-law Nigel McKee was one of the men who perished at Teebane 26 years ago this week.
*Read the full story in this week's Antrim Guardian


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