Legacy Inquests

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The UK Government has published a summary of responses to the consultation on the legacy of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The summary document has been produced after analysis of over 17,000 responses to the consultation, which was launched last May and ran until September.

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Preliminary hearings into legacy cases will take place this September to establish their readiness for full inquest proceedings, the presiding coroner has announced. Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan today held a listing of all the outstanding legacy inquests to provide an update on the work that is being

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A landmark ruling on legacy investigations is set to be appealed by the PSNI, the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) and the Department of Justice (DOJ). The Court of Appeal in Belfast ruled last month that the Chief Constable of the PSNI had not demonstrated the independence of the Legacy Investigation

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Lawyers for a man who was shot dead by British soldiers in 1978 have welcomed a decision to hold a fresh inquest into the shooting. Patrick Duffy, 50, was killed by British soldiers in Derry on 24 November 1978. An inquest in 1980 found that he had been shot between 11 and 14 times.

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The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (PONI) has called on the Department of Justice to launch a review into police failures to disclose "significant" evidence related to legacy cases to the watchdog. Dr Michael Maguire said his investigators had identified significant, sensitive information, so

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Inquests for the victims of the Guildford pub bombing should restart more than 40 years after they were suspended, a coroner has ruled. Five people were killed on 5 October 1974 when two bombs were detonated by the IRA at two Guildford pubs. Four people, known as the “Guildford Four”, we

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Potential witnesses to the Ballymurphy massacre have been urged to come forward ahead of the recommencement of inquests into the ten deaths later this month. Evidence will be heard from 21 January 2019 on the ten deaths that occurred on 9, 10 and 11 August 1971.

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