The watch worn by Fr Niall Molloy, cracked and with the time stopped, when he was beaten to death on the evening of July 8, 1985. Gardai were not called to the scene until 3.15am
“The report does not answer all of the questions raised, however, and concludes that the precise events surrounding Fr [Niall] Molloy’s death cannot now be ascertained.
“In these circumstances, Mr [Dominic] McGinn [SC] recommends that examination by a further inquiry would not be warranted.
“In accepting this recommendation, I fully appreciate that it will come as a disappointment for Fr Molloy’s family and for those who have campaigned on their behalf.