Council calls on new inquest into killing of Michael Leonard

THE family of the late Michael Leonard who was shot dead by members of the RUC on May 17, 1973, have welcomed support from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council after a motion was passed for a new inquest to be held into the killing of the 24-year-old. Cllr Siobhán Currie who initially brought the motion […]

Appeal for fresh inquest into Belturbet bombing

APPEAL: THE FAMILIES of the two teenagers killed in the Belturbet bomb almost 50 years ago have called on the Irish Attorney General to open fresh inquests into their deaths. Solicitors from KRW Law, representing the families, have lodged an application seeking the new inquests into the deaths of 16-year-old Patrick Stanley and 15-year-old Geraldine […]

Man who drowned fell off jetty after making it to shore

A CORORNER has supported calls for the mandatory wearing of life-jackets on waterways at an inquest of a man who drowned in Lough Erne in tragic circumstances. Joe McCrisscan was speaking at the inquest into the death of Michael James Beattie (55) who died after falling from his yacht which was moored at Lough Erne, […]