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#Jean McConville

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Son of Jean McConville calls for public inquiry after being 'let down' by state
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Son of Jean McConville calls for public inquiry after being 'let down' by state

Nov 17th 2019, 1:26 PM 11,567 Views 31 Comments

Michael McConville said that social workers told him that he and his siblings had been ‘abandoned’.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Republican Ivor Bell found not guilty of soliciting murder of Jean McConville
# Trial
# Trial

Republican Ivor Bell found not guilty of soliciting murder of Jean McConville

Oct 17th 2019, 12:22 PM 11,783 Views 22 Comments

The mother-of-ten was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Family of Jean McConville 'upset and disgusted' at TV series of mother's murder
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Family of Jean McConville 'upset and disgusted' at TV series of mother's murder

Mar 10th 2019, 3:43 PM 36,724 Views 16 Comments

“They will have someone pretending to be the mother we loved. I just can’t bear the thought of it.”

# jean-mcconville - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Ivor Bell deemed 'unfit' to stand trial in relation to Jean McConville disappearance
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Ivor Bell deemed 'unfit' to stand trial in relation to Jean McConville disappearance

Dec 19th 2018, 6:42 PM 18,070 Views 0 Comments

Jean McConville was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder

Jul 7th 2016, 12:18 PM 11,771 Views 0 Comments

The 79-year-old is also charged with being a member of the IRA.

# jean-mcconville - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

No charges for Gerry Adams as McConville family vows not to give up fight for justice
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

No charges for Gerry Adams as McConville family vows not to give up fight for justice

Sep 29th 2015, 11:10 PM 19,140 Views 291 Comments

The PPS says that there is insufficient evidence to warrant a prosecution.

# jean-mcconville - Friday 10 July, 2015

"No decision" on whether Gerry Adams will be prosecuted over the killing of Jean McConville
# Speculative
# Speculative

"No decision" on whether Gerry Adams will be prosecuted over the killing of Jean McConville

Jul 10th 2015, 1:16 PM 11,490 Views 127 Comments

Adams was arrested last year over the murder, being held by the PSNI for four nights.

# jean-mcconville - Monday 6 April, 2015

WATCH: Gerry Adams is asked if he has 'blood on his hands' in major US interview
# 60 Minutes
# 60 Minutes

WATCH: Gerry Adams is asked if he has 'blood on his hands' in major US interview

Apr 6th 2015, 2:50 PM 42,653 Views 224 Comments

“Well, it depends…”

# jean-mcconville - Saturday 4 April, 2015

The murder of our mother did not "just happen" - Jean McConville's son
# Ordered And Planned
# Ordered And Planned

The murder of our mother did not "just happen" - Jean McConville's son

Apr 4th 2015, 3:19 PM 13,644 Views 311 Comments

“Gerry Adams says these things happen in wars in which case this is a war crime and those responsible should be brought to justice.”

# jean-mcconville - Monday 22 December, 2014

Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go

Dec 22nd 2014, 12:46 PM 8,869 Views 73 Comments

Eleven people have been arrested in the investigation.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Man arrested over Jean McConville murder
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man arrested over Jean McConville murder

Oct 30th 2014, 9:15 AM 13,944 Views 155 Comments

The 73-year-old man was arrested in connection with the 1972 murder.

# jean-mcconville - Monday 27 October, 2014

How much more damage can the Maíria Cahill controversy inflict on Sinn Féin?
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

How much more damage can the Maíria Cahill controversy inflict on Sinn Féin?

Oct 27th 2014, 12:45 PM 12,490 Views 0 Comments

Analysis: Two opinion polls over the weekend will not make great reading for Gerry Adams’s party.

# jean-mcconville - Monday 19 May, 2014

# jean-mcconville - Monday 12 May, 2014

Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest

May 12th 2014, 4:16 PM 9,857 Views 146 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader stated: “An arrest should not be taken as any indication of guilt.”

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Gerry Adams's note to MEP hopefuls: 'Don't say it isn't coming up on the doors'
# Notes On A Scandal
# Notes On A Scandal

Gerry Adams's note to MEP hopefuls: 'Don't say it isn't coming up on the doors'

May 8th 2014, 3:15 PM 15,745 Views 62 Comments

The Sinn Féin president was at a press conference to launch his party’s European election campaign today.

Gerry Adams makes formal complaint about Antrim police interrogation
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Gerry Adams makes formal complaint about Antrim police interrogation

May 8th 2014, 9:14 AM 11,682 Views 122 Comments

Adams said there was no new evidential material to connect him to Jean McConville’s murder or to back up assertions he was a member of the IRA.

# jean-mcconville - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

May 7th 2014, 1:07 PM 11,527 Views 1 Comment

Catch up as you refuel.

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case

May 7th 2014, 10:39 AM 16,847 Views 4 Comments

The arrest comes in the wake of Gerry Adams’ arrest and questioning by the PSNI last week.

# jean-mcconville - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Adams: 'I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Adams: 'I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash'

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 20,447 Views 166 Comments

He has denied warning the son of Jean McConville of a ‘backlash’ if he revealed the names of who he believes to have killed his mother.

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force
# Policing
# Policing

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force

May 6th 2014, 6:46 PM 6,059 Views 57 Comments

Martin McGuinness said that elements in the PSNI were against the peace process.

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees
# Troubles
# Troubles

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees

May 6th 2014, 8:47 AM 10,735 Views 26 Comments

After the PSNI gained access to the tapes, leading to arrests, the college says it will return the material to former paramilitaries if they want.

# jean-mcconville - Monday 5 May, 2014

IN FULL: Speech by Gerry Adams on his release from police custody
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

IN FULL: Speech by Gerry Adams on his release from police custody

May 5th 2014, 8:51 AM 16,310 Views 116 Comments

The Sinn Féin president confirmed his support for the PSNI, proclaimed his innocence and thanked all those who supported him.

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 4 May, 2014

'I am innocent' and 7 other things Gerry Adams had to say tonight
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'I am innocent' and 7 other things Gerry Adams had to say tonight

May 4th 2014, 9:18 PM 60,808 Views 280 Comments

“I am an activist. This is the life I have. This is part of it.”

UPDATE: Gerry Adams released without charge
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

UPDATE: Gerry Adams released without charge

May 4th 2014, 4:50 PM 44,243 Views 375 Comments

A file will be sent to the Public Prosecution Service.

Martin McGuinness: 'Gerry Adams told me he wasn't involved and I absolutely believe him'
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Martin McGuinness: 'Gerry Adams told me he wasn't involved and I absolutely believe him'

May 4th 2014, 2:05 PM 13,806 Views 166 Comments

Gerry Adams remains in police custody with a decision from the PSNI due before 8pm.

Gerry Adams spends fourth night in police custody
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Gerry Adams spends fourth night in police custody

May 4th 2014, 7:37 AM 18,901 Views 252 Comments

The PSNI had been granted an extra 48 hours to question the Sinn Féin leader.

# jean-mcconville - Saturday 3 May, 2014

"The dark side fear him": McGuinness on Adams' arrest
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

"The dark side fear him": McGuinness on Adams' arrest

May 3rd 2014, 6:48 PM 28,741 Views 238 Comments

Martin McGuinness was speaking at the official launch of a mural of Gerry Adams on the Falls Road in Belfast.

'Extremely angry' Mary Lou McDonald has not spoken with Gerry Adams since his arrest
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Extremely angry' Mary Lou McDonald has not spoken with Gerry Adams since his arrest

May 3rd 2014, 1:42 PM 44,055 Views 321 Comments

The Dublin TD says she will not be taking over as interim leader.

Opinion: Be careful of wishing for a Sinn Féin after Gerry Adams
# Column
# Column

Opinion: Be careful of wishing for a Sinn Féin after Gerry Adams

May 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 318 Views 252 Comments

Adams might be the last roadblock to Sinn Féin managing to uncork its potential to conquer the left wing, working class and republican ground in Irish politics.

Gerry Adams spends third night in police custody
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Gerry Adams spends third night in police custody

May 3rd 2014, 7:16 AM 11,803 Views 110 Comments

The Sinn Féin president can be questioned by police until Sunday at 8pm.

# jean-mcconville - Friday 2 May, 2014

The PSNI have been granted an extra 48 hours to question Gerry Adams
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

The PSNI have been granted an extra 48 hours to question Gerry Adams

May 2nd 2014, 11:04 PM 47,182 Views 343 Comments

Adams has reportedly been arrested under the Terrorism Act 2000, which allows police to question suspects for up to seven days without charge provided a judge agrees.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

May 2nd 2014, 12:58 PM 13,806 Views 7 Comments

Catch up as you refuel.

Jean McConville daughter: I don't fear the IRA anymore and I'll happily name names
# No Fear
# No Fear

Jean McConville daughter: I don't fear the IRA anymore and I'll happily name names

May 2nd 2014, 12:15 PM 24,119 Views 175 Comments

Meanwhile, Gerry Adams is still being questioned by Antrim police about the woman’s abduction and murder.

Gerry Adams still in custody after second night at Antrim police station
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Gerry Adams still in custody after second night at Antrim police station

May 2nd 2014, 7:19 AM 14,616 Views 226 Comments

Adams can be held until just after 8pm this evening unless detectives apply to a judge to extend the detention period.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Mary Lou: Gerry Adams is not a suspect and his arrest is politically motivated
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Mary Lou: Gerry Adams is not a suspect and his arrest is politically motivated

May 1st 2014, 11:14 PM 39,133 Views 305 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said that political parties in the south had nothing to do with Adams’ arrest.

Who has been using Gerry Adams's Twitter account while he's been under arrest?
# Arrested
# Arrested

Who has been using Gerry Adams's Twitter account while he's been under arrest?

May 1st 2014, 7:44 PM 38,613 Views 134 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader’s infamous Twitter account has been active even while he’s been under police custody.

Taoiseach: Gerry Adams' arrest is nothing to do with us... or any other political party here
# Reaction
# Reaction

Taoiseach: Gerry Adams' arrest is nothing to do with us... or any other political party here

May 1st 2014, 1:44 PM 14,763 Views 185 Comments

Meanwhile, Fianna Fáil said that Mary Lou McDonald is being completely insensitive in her comments today.

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