· The operation was to garner promotions in the Mullingar IRA, whether wanted or not. Shortly after the kidnapping, a pair of officers arrived from GHQ in Dublin for a meeting in Mullingar. As Maguire had made no report of the kidnapping to anyone, he was unsure as to whether these outoftowners knew about it. Maguire did not attend the meeting but, afterwards, saw McCabe talking to the .
· Operations at Ballyneety quarry, near Limerick City, ceased in September 2010. Officially, the council doesn't even know that work stopped here 10andahalf years ago.