Anger at McDowell inaction on Garda Fallon killing

The family of a garda shot dead in Dublin in 1970 has accused Minister for Justice Michael McDowell of having double standards over his refusal to hold an inquiry into the killing.

2nd April, 2005

The family of a garda shot dead in Dublin in 1970 has accused Minister for Justice Michael McDowell of having double standards over his refusal to hold an inquiry into the killing.

The comments from the family of Garda Richard Fallon come after the minister's announcement of an inquiry into the IRA killing of two RUC officers in 1989, which happened outside the state.

Finian Fallon, youngest son of Garda Fallon, expressed “profound disappointment'‘ at the minister's...

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