A convicted IRA bomber has been forced to cancel an event in the European Parliament today commemorating the Easter Rising because of events in Brussels. Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson has emailed colleagues:
In light of the tragic events at the Brussels-National Airport and at metro stations in the Brussels Capital Region, the event “Gallant Allies in Europe” has been cancelled.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of all those affected by these terrible events.
Stay safe and look out for each other.
That is the same Martina Anderson who served part of a life sentence for plotting a bombing campaign in 12 English seaside resorts. The former IRA terrorist was part of the gang which planned “bomb a day” terror attacks on London and resorts across England. “Stay safe…”