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

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Photograph: Faughart National School, north of Dundalk, County Louth. Late 1930s.

Photograph: Here, a very young Seamus Ludlow is seen in a group photograph of children taken at Faughart National School, in the late 1930s. Seamus is third from extreme right in the top row. His sister Kathleen can also be seen, second from left in the second row.

In this photograph taken at Faughart National School, sometime during the late 1930s, the young Seamus Ludlow appears third from the right in the back row. Also featured is Seamus' sister Kathleen (now Mrs. Donegan), who is positioned in the second row from the front, at second from the left. Sadly, like Seamus Ludlow, many of the other children pictured here have passed away.

The children have been identified as: 

Back Row (l. to r.) Patsy Campbell, Gerry Curran, Tom Reynolds, Donal Rogan, Owen Quinn, Francie Mohan, Nicholas Murphy, James Rogan, Seamus Ludlow, Jim Burns.

Second Row (l. to r.) Ena Mohan, Nora Fee, Winnie Murphy, John Roe, Kevin Reynolds, Michael Murphy, John McArdle, Seamus Smith, Seamus Doherty, Ethel Grey, Margaret Murray, Kathleen Ferguson, Sylvia Kelly.

Third Row (l. to r.) Annie McFadden, Kathleen Ludlow, Moya Duffy, Nora Rice, Bridie Flynn, Ita Rogan, Phyllis  Kelly, Ivy Keenan, Peggy Murphy, Annie Mohan.

Front Row (l. to r.) Brian McManus, Mickey Smyth, Brendan Murphy, Brendan McArdle, Brian Murphy, Paddy Murphy, Pat Reynolds, Pat Roe, Jim McArdle, Joe Flynn, Joe McArdle, Eddie Smyth, Jim McFadden, John Campbell.

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