The question of extradition has come back into public focus following the arrest on Monday and detention of Donegal republican John Downey over IRA charges detain from 1972. After three nights behind bars, Mr Downey was granted bail on Thursday.
This week Dublin City Council became the third council to pass motions against the extradition of Irish Republicans to the North. The following is a piece by councillor Ciaran Perry explaining the campaign which saw his motion passed this week.
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