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#Jean McConville

# jean-mcconville - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

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

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 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 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

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday! Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# jean-mcconville - Monday 6 April, 2015

# jean-mcconville - Saturday 4 April, 2015

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

“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

Eleven people have been arrested in the investigation.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Man arrested over Jean McConville murder

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?

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

# jean-mcconville - Monday 19 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning… Here’s everything you need to know as you launch yourself enthusiastically into a new week.

# jean-mcconville - Monday 12 May, 2014

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

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'

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

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

Catch up as you refuel.

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE: Gerry Adams released without charge

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'

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

Gerry Adams spends fourth night in police custody

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

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

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

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

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?

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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

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

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder

He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.

Roundup: World media outlets report on the questioning of Gerry Adams

Here’s some of the headlines from around the globe on the questioning of the Sinn Féin leader.

Gerry Adams spends night in custody being questioned about murder of Jean McConville

The Sinn Féin leader was arrested yesterday evening.

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