Antóin S MacComhain
Non Registered Member
'Jim Kelly always maintained his innocence as regards the importation. He claimed in court that it was a Government sponsored importation, and that when the Government changed its mind, and attempted to cover its tracks that both he and Colonel Hefferon became pawns in a very sordid episode.'
'A feud has broken out between leading veteran republicans over allegations that Irish Army Captain, James Kelly came to Derry in 1969 to split the Republican movement.
Johnny White, OC of the Derry branch of the IRA in 1969 interrupted a meeting of the Captain Kelly Justice Campaign in July and claimed he had been offered £50,000 to kill six members of the IRA.'