The Murder of Seamus Ludlow in County Louth, May 1976. Towards a public inquiry?

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 July 2002 - The Irish Attorney General has directed the Coroner for County Louth to hold a fresh inquest into the death of Seamus Ludlow.  . . . . Please return for updates and important developments.    This photograph of Seamus Ludlow was taken later in his life.This is a youthful photograph of Seamus Ludlow, taken several years before his murder.This memorial stone marks the place where the dead body of Seamus Ludlow was discovered on Sunday 2nd. May, 1976. This new stone recently replaced another stone.

 

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The Argus, 8 October 2004:

Report into Dundalk bombings

The report on the Dundalk bombing of 1975 which killed two local men is expected to be completed within six weeks.

Judge Henry Barron held another meeting this week with the families of Jack Rooney and Hugh Watters who perished in the car bomb attack on Crowe Street almost thirty years ago.

Maura McKeever (nee Rooney) said after the meeting on Monday that the report was set to be completed in November, but that it most likely would not be published before Christmas.

"It will be a relief when this is complete, but as to what its findings will be I really don't know. I don't think it will be able to tell us  if there was collusion or not" she admitted.

"Justice Barron didn't really have the authority to compel people to answer questions," she added, casting doubt over whether the report would be able to uncover who was behind the car bombing which killed her father on 19th December 1975.

Maura states that she shares the concerns of the family of Seamus Ludlow, who have continually called for a public enquiry into the death of the Mountpleasant man.

"We understand  that Justice Barron can ask people to co-operate with his investigation, but he can't compel them to co-operate. It would be a different case with a public enquiry."

 

See also report in The Irish News, "Bombing report 'in new year'", of 6 October 2004

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