High Court calls for law change in Catherine Nevin case

The President of the High Court has called on the Oireachtas to amend the Succession Act to address an anomaly which has arisen in the ‘Black Widow’ case.

1st March, 2013
Catherine Nevin

The President of the High Court has called on the Oireachtas to amend the Succession Act to address an anomaly which has arisen in the ‘Black Widow’ case.

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns was giving judgment this morning in an application by the family of murdered publican Tom Nevin.

Nevin, the landlord of Jack White’s Inn, Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow, was shot dead at the pub in March 1996. His wife, Catherine, was found...

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