Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Word of the Day

kosher; as in an IRA member who was released under amnesty but may have had a relapse into terrorism and thus is no longer kosher. So says Taoiseach Bertie Ahern:

[BBC] Irish officials have been asked to find out more about the decision to return to jail Shankill bomber Sean Kelly, [] Bertie Ahern has said.
Kelly was convicted of the 1993 bombing that killed 10 people. He was freed early under the Good Friday Agreement.

His early release licence was suspended after security information indicated he had become "re-involved in terrorism".

"Either it's a mistake, or there must have been substantial evidence that he was not kosher," Mr Ahern said.