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#Liam Adams

# liam-adams - Monday 25 February, 2019

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63

The brother of Gerry Adams was serving a 16-year prison sentence for raping and abusing his daughter.

# liam-adams - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Liam Adams loses appeal against his rape conviction

Three judges in the High Court delivered their ruling this morning.

# liam-adams - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Gerry Adams takes legal action against two newspapers

The Sinn Féin president has instructed his solicitor to take “appropriate action” over claims he was tipped off about the abuse case against his brother.

# liam-adams - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Pearse Doherty: ‘The claims by Micheál Martin are unfounded and untrue’

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson has hit back at the Fianna Fáil leader over claims he made about the Republican movement last night.

McDonald says Micheál Martin is 'scapegoating' Gerry Adams

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has mounted a strong defence of her party president this morning.

# liam-adams - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Liam Adams ‘laughs with prison guards’ as he is sentenced to 16 years in prison

The brother of the Sinn Féin leader was also given two years on probation upon his release.

Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims

The Fianna Fáil leader alleges that in a number of cases, the Republican movement did not alert authorities – instead, they decided to deal with the reports internally. Sinn Féin has criticised the remarks.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# liam-adams - Friday 11 October, 2013

Adams hits out at "witch-hunt" against him

The DUP is driving the move to have Gerry Adams’ role in his brother’s trial examined, the Sinn Féin leader has claimed.

# liam-adams - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

'I know that I committed no offence': Adams on case being referred to Attorney General

The Sinn Féin president has faced more questions today about his handling of abuse allegations related to his brother Liam.

# liam-adams - Monday 7 October, 2013

Attorney General to review decision not to prosecute Gerry Adams

Adams hit out at those who sought to politicise what he called “a family tragedy”.

Adams 'rejects' efforts to make brother's conviction 'a party political issue'

The Sinn Féin president was asked about his brother Liam, the Seanad referendum and his own future in an interview this morning.

# liam-adams - Friday 4 October, 2013

PSNI to re-examine Liam Adams trial transcripts

The testimony of Gerry Adams will be included in the re-examination

# liam-adams - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

'I've said what I need to say': Gerry Adams on brother's conviction

Gerry Adams asked for space for his him and his family describing it as “a huge ordeal” for them in the wake of Liam Adams’ conviction for raping his daughter.

# liam-adams - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Gerry Adams asks for privacy following ‘difficult and distressing ordeal’

The Sinn Féin leader’s brother was found guilty of rape and sexual assault at a Belfast court earlier today.

Liam Adams found guilty of rape and sexual abuse

A jury voted 11-1 to find the brother of Gerry Adams guilty to raping and abusing his then four-year-old daughter.

# liam-adams - Monday 22 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# liam-adams - Monday 15 April, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# liam-adams - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Liam Adams arrives in North to face sex charges

The brother of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was extradited last night after losing a High Court appeal.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# liam-adams - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Liam Adams loses bid to appeal extradition to UK

The 56-year-old brother of Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams will now be detained at Cloverhill Prison before transfer to the North.

# liam-adams - Monday 3 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

In tonight’s fix: What’s been happening on the #Aras11 campaign trail; Amanda Knox learns her fate and who reckons they could be like the Queen of England?

High Court orders extradition of Liam Adams

Adams had objected to returning to Northern Ireland for questioning over sexual abuse allegations made by his daughter.

# liam-adams - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Liam Adams extradition hearing at the High Court

The 55-year-old is wanted by the PSNI on 18 charges in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of his daughter 30 years ago.