John Finucane was eight when loyalists murdered his father in the family home. Three decades later the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast is juggling his search for answers with a law practice, the challenges of Brexit, and the captaincy of Lamh Dhearg in tomorrow’s Antrim SFC final.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
Eight people investigated in connection with the murder of a journalist in the North more than a decade ago will not be prosecuted because of concerns about a key witness's evidence, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said today.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013
Desmond de Silva’s report into the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane may have added detail to what is already widely believed, but the confirmation that security forces could have intervened and saved Mr Finucane’s life still has, more than two decades later, the capacity to shock.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2012
A CONVICTED loyalist terrorist, who is testifying for the British state in one of the North’s largest ever paramilitary trials, has admitted to being a life-long alcoholic with a drugs habit who fled the region with money stolen from his parents.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2011