Q. – Why did the authorities make only two photographs of diary pages?
A. – Ask the ‘experts’, Inglis, Sawyer etc. None of them answers this question.

 

Q. – Why did the authorities go to the trouble of preparing hundreds of typescript pages rather than simply make photos for circulation?
A. – Ask the ‘experts’, Inglis, Sawyer etc. None of them answers this question.

 

Q. – Why have none of the ‘experts’ answered these two questions?
A. – Because the answer fatally compromises their shared agenda of authenticity.

 

Q. – Did Michael Collins authenticate the diaries as Dr. Giles states in her report?
A. – Misinformation. Collins left nothing in writing so any report of his reaction to seeing the diaries is speculation and hearsay. Collins never met or corresponded with Casement.

 

Q. – What about the eight affidavits in 1916 reported by Ó Síocháin?
A. – None of these documents are affidavits. See Appendix in The Casement Secret.

 

Q. – What happened to the photos and typescripts?
A. – Not known but presumably destroyed by the authorities.

 

Q. – Where are the handwritten pages shown to Ben Allen of Associated Press?
A. – Not known but presumably destroyed by the authorities.

 

Q. – When was King George V shown diary materials and by whom?
A. – Not known but all sources report this event.

 

Q. – What about the claim made by C. H. Norman that Hall admitted there was no original Casement Diary?
A. – The claim made in The Irish Press in August 1957 is hearsay therefore it remains unverifiable.

 

Q. – Given the absence of evidence, why does the British Government insist on authenticity?
A. – Strictly speaking, the government says nothing. No government will admit uncomfortable truths unless there is a reward.

 

Q. – Who is considered the brain behind the whole operation?
A. – The operation required superior intelligence and a talent for cunning, secrecy and discretion. Thomson did not possess these qualities. Hall did.