Gardai – No Comment after two years

The Garda Ombudsman published a report into the Fr Niall Molloy case in July 2018. They were critical of the Gardai in their handling of the case. Lost evidence, files etc.

We were assured that the Gardai would issue a statement in response to their findings.

It is now over two years and no statement has been made by them.

Read the full report below

https://www.gardaombudsman.ie/news-room/archive/report-following-a-complaint-made-by-mr-henry-mccourt-nephew-of-the-late-fr-niall-molloy-who-died-on-the-8th-of-july-1985-in-clara-county-offaly/

Another day, another anniversary – 9th. July

Two years ago today The Garda Ombudsman published a report into the death of Fr Niall Molloy..

You can read it here:-

https://www.gardaombudsman.ie/news-room/archive/report-following-a-complaint-made-by-mr-henry-mccourt-nephew-of-the-late-fr-niall-molloy-who-died-on-the-8th-of-july-1985-in-clara-county-offaly/

Despite the findings of the report the Garda Siochána have still made no comment on it. We were assured in a letter from the Department of Justice that the Gardai would respond. They haven’t

 

35 years

Hard to believe but today is the 35th anniversary of Niall’s murder. His badly beaten body was found in Kilcoursey House Clara, Co. Offaly.

Medical evidence suggests that it took him a number of hours to die. Quite a number of people were present in the house that night and not one of them called an ambulance.

Still lots of unanswered questions.