Fr. Niall Molloy’s murder not included in 1985 Garda statistics

As you can see here there were no Murders recorded in the Laois/Offaly Division of the Garda Síochána for the year 1985

 

 

Source : REPORT ON CRIME 1985

https://www.garda.ie/en/About-Us/Publications/Annual%20Reports/An-Garda-Siochana-Annual-Reports/1985-Commissioner-s-Report.pdf

 

The  Garda Serious Crime Review Team in their report to the Minister refer to the killing of Fr. Niall Molloy as “Murder”

Frances Fitzgerald ignores family of Fr Niall Molloy

We met with Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald in July 2015. We spent an hour talking to her and left her with a file and  photographs which she herself described as ” distressing”. She promised us she would respond after the Summer break..

In November 2015 she informed Denis Naughten T. D. that she would be in touch with family members.

Nine months on from our meeting and we have heard NOTHING from her.

Written question from Denis Naughten T.D.

QUESTION NO:  329
DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald)
by Deputy Denis Naughten
for WRITTEN on Tuesday, 10th November, 2015.  

 
 *  To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality further to her meeting with the family of a person (details supplied) in July 2015, if she will report on the progress to date on the issues raised at that meeting; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

– Denis NaughtenFr Niall Molloy  
REPLY.

As the Deputy will be aware, I agreed to reflect on the issues which the family in question raised at the meeting referred to, and I can advise him that I expect to contact the persons concerned directly in the near future.

 

Molloy family to meet Minister for Justice

FINALLY MEETING THE MINISTER.
We have a meeting with Frances Fitzgerald T.D. tomorrow. Despite making many requests for a meeting since the present Government came to power, this will be the first meeting of members of the Molloy family with the Minister for Justice.

I also recently had a meeting  with Sinn Fein’s Pádraig MacLochlinn T.D. and Lynn Boylan MEP.