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Winston Irvine: Minister’s letter to loyalist on weapon charges ‘not intended for bail hearing’

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Minister of State for Northern Ireland Conor Burns

Minister of State for Northern Ireland Conor Burns

Minister of State for Northern Ireland Conor Burns

The Northern Ireland Office has denied that minister Conor Burns provided a reference for Winston ‘Winkie’ Irvine ahead of a bail hearing on Wednesday.

The 47-year-old leading loyalist had been in custody after his car was stopped in the Shankill area of Belfast last month and a holdall containing guns and ammunition discovered in the boot of the vehicle.


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