Dissent of man

Despite the corruption and incompetence found in some parts of Irish public life, we can be proud of the fine record of our judiciary

2nd April, 2011

Last week, at a ceremony in Belfast, the British Ministry of Defence formally apologised to 88year-old Mary O’Hare for the death of her daughter, Majella.

Thirty-five years ago, Majella, Who was 12 years old and walking to her local church, was shot twice in the back by Private Michael Williams of the Parachute Regiment.

During his non-jury trial in 1977, in the absence of any independent evidence, Lord Justice Maurice Gibson accepted the explanation...

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