How the Border Fox was caught

For the first time, we print unpublished extracts of INLA gunman Dessie O’Hare’s testimony to the inquest into his companion Martin Bryan’s death

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Elaine Byrne

3rd September, 2017

The late Supreme Court judge Adrian Hardiman, then a senior counsel, represented O’Hare at the inquest. The former European commissioner and attorney general David Byrne, then a senior counsel, represented the state.

Here, for the first time, we publish extracts from O’Hare’s testimony.

O’Hare had been in custody since his capture at the checkpoint on November 27, 1987. The inquest opened at 11am on June 19, 1988 in Kilkenny....

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