Crime Scene tampered with

The Crime Scene ( I should say alleged Crime Scene) of the Murder of Fr Niall Molloy was tampered with after the first Garda, Sgt Kevin Ford, arrived on the scene.

In a statement he made to the Serious Crime Review Team, Sgt. Kevin Ford ( retired ) said the following.

 

“ I have viewed the photographs and can say this is how I found the scene with one difference. I have a recollection that of the body being in a different position”
Someone moved the position of Fr Niall’s body between the time Sgt. Ford arrived and sealed off the scene and the time the forensic team arrived from Dublin to take photographs of the body.

 

A curse on the town ( Clara, Co. Offaly )

Below is a recent post to the petition site in Niall’s name by a person living in Clara, Co. Offaly where Niall was murdered.

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Ireland
8 days ago
“I was only a child when this man was killed and its a disgrace to think that there is people in this town at the time that could cover up such a brutal death, I live in this town nearly all my life and this man’s death has put a curse on this town ever since, justice needs to be done to let this man rest in peace and to give closure and peace to his family and lift the curse of this town”
Please sign and share the Petition

Flynn family evidence

“The lack of a detailed explanation by the Flynn family about what took place at Kilcoursey House on the night of 7th/8th July 1985 has added considerably to the speculation surrounding the death of Father Niall Molloy”

Only man ever charged over priest’s death laid to rest

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/only-man-ever-charged-over-priest-s-death-laid-to-rest-1.2982865?utm_content=sf-man

The only man ever charged over the death of Roscommon priest Fr Niall Molloy was buried in Co Westmeath on Monday.

Richard Flynn, who was in his late 80s, died at a nursing home in Ballymahon, Co Longford, following a lengthy illness.

The Galway native was buried next to his late wife Theresa in TubberclairCemetery following midday funeral Mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Tubberclair, Glasson, Co Westmeath.

Fr Molloy (52) was found dead in Theresa and Richard Flynn’s home at Kilcoursey House, Clara, Co Offaly on July 8th, 1985. A friend of the Flynns, Fr Molloy had earlier attended the family home for their daughter’s wedding.

Mr Flynn was later tried for the priest’s manslaughter and assault and was acquitted on all charges after Judge Frank Roe directed the jury to find him not guilty.

Rugby career

Mr Flynn’s son David was tearful as he described his father as his best friend. He also spoke of his fathers sporting prowess, how he had captained both the junior and senior rugby teams while attending boarding school in Roscrea.

Mr Flynn went on to captain Connacht before an injury ended his rugby career when he was 25, he recalled.

David said his father had planned to emigrate to the United States but met and married his late wife in 1955 and stayed in Ireland.

Mr Flynn’s daughter Maureen spoke of an “amazing childhood” in Tubber where “the table was always set, the fridge was always full and Richard was always at the door wide open; a big greeting for everybody”.

She likened the farm to “going to an amusement park except it was just farming” and she recalled the wonderful childhood they had.

“Mum and Dad’s pals came for dinner constantly . . . we took it for granted all the coming and going and no matter how late at night Daddy would be at the door making sure everybody got to their car, directing them out the gate,” she told the mourners.

Family traditions

Maureen recalled as children not being allowed to fight. Her father would say, “Now, now little children love one another. We didn’t really know what it meant but it kind of stopped us somehow.”

After Mr Flynn’s wife died, he took it upon himself to keep the family traditions going, “the open house everything, the warmth and the love, the homeliness,” she added.

Mr Flynn’s grandchildren presented gifts at the beginning of the Mass. They included a photograph to show his love of family, a rugby ball as a token of his passion for sport, an Irish book to show his love of the language and a radio to indicate his love of current affairs and music.

He is survived by his second wife Ann, son David and daughters Maureen, Anita and Sandra.