‘End the gossip’: McCafferty calls for body of Lovett baby to be exhumed

Ann Lovett died aged 15 on January 31, 1984, after giving birth to a stillborn baby boy at a church grotto in Granard, Co Longford

6th May, 2018
Nell McCafferty

Journalist and campaigner Nell McCafferty has said the body of Ann Lovett’s baby boy should be exhumed to end the gossip and speculation surrounding the tragedy 34 years ago.

McCafferty was speaking after the Irish Times yesterday published an in-depth interview with Ricky McDonnell, who said he was Lovett’s former boyfriend and had been in a relationship with her the year before she died.

“We need to exhume the body of the...

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