One of the most notorious murders of the Troubles not properly investigated finds UK Supreme Court

Posted By: March 03, 2019

Ciaran Tierney@ciarantierney. Irish Central. March 1, 2019The United Kingdom Supreme Court has ruled that the investigation into the murder of human rights lawyer Pat Finucane was not an effective investigation but the court left it to the British government to decide whether a new investigation should take place.The legal ruling in London this week has put the spotlight on shocking allegations of collusion […]

Police bid to “gag”two journalists failed say lawyers

Posted By: March 02, 2019

Rebecca Black.Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, March 2, 2019AN attempt by police to gag two prominent Belfast journalists has failed, according to their lawyers.Award-winning reporters Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey presented themselves to Musgrave police station for scheduled questioning yesterday.They were interviewed separately by police.Their lawyers said an attempt was made to stop the men from speaking publicly about […]

Varadkar calls again for public inquiry into Finucane murder

Posted By: March 01, 2019

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, February 28, 2019TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has called on the British government to do the “honorable” thing and hold a public inquiry into the loyalist murder of solicitor Pat Finucane. He was speaking after the Supreme Court in London ruled a high-profile review into his death […]

55 million released to fund legacy inquests

Posted By: March 01, 2019

Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, March 1, 2019RELATIVES of Troubles victim stuck in an inquest logjam have welcomed the release of £55m to fund more than 50 legacy inquests.The Department of Justice announced yesterday that the cash will be made available to hold inquests into the deaths of 93 people killed over four decades.Many of the cases center on […]

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