Court to hear abuse allegations against Mountbatten

A BELFAST court will hear allegations this week that Lord Louis Mountbatten abused a boy at a notorious Belfast children’s home in the 1970s. Arthur Smyth, a former resident of the Kincora home, has waived his anonymity to make allegations against the uncle of King Charles III, once a father figure and mentor to the new […]

Mary Lou apology ‘means very little’ to boy’s mother

THE MOTHER of 15-year-old Enniskillen boy, Paul Maxwell, who was killed alongside Lord Mountbatten in an IRA bomb in 1979, has said Mary Lou  McDonald’s apology for the atrocity “means very little”. Mary Hornsey was speaking to a newspaper this week, in which she said the Sinn Féin President’s apology was “shallow” because it didn’t come with […]