Northern Ireland prison bans book about Irish republicans

Maghaberry in County Antrim contains several republican paramilitaries A Irish prison that holds some of the most dangerous republican paramilitary prisoners has banned a new academic book about dissident Irish republicans. Unfinished Business: the Dissident Irish targets Lyra McKee during rioting in Derry. Police hunting McKees killer have warned of a Good Friday agreement supposedly drew a line under the Troubles. McGlinchey said she was taken aback when a prisoner notified her about the ban: It must be because of the subject matter but this is an academic work. She visited Maghaberry five or six times to conduct interviews, she said. The book has been endorsed by the life peer Paul Bew and Richard English, professors at Queens University Belfast …