Sisterhood Can Be Powerful

Standing up to the I.R.A. just isn't done in Northern Ireland. But don't tell that to the five sisters and fiancé of murdered Belfast forklift driver Robert McCartney, who challenged the armed group with their dignified campaign to bring his killers to justice. The women spent much of 2005 imploring witnesses to come forward so that police can arrest all 15 people they believe were involved in killing Robert, 33, in a Belfast pub in January, sanitizing the crime scene and ordering everyone there to stay silent. "What they did to Robert that night was wrong and we wanted to make...

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