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A senior Sinn Fein politician has revealed a notorious paedophile priest physically abused him when he was a schoolboy and tried to sexually groom him. Conor Murphy has recounted how the late Malachy Finnegan dragged him into an office and savagely beat him with a stick before asking a series…
Some perpetrators of domestic violence will be offered a chance to avoid jail through a new scheme aimed at reducing reoffending. The pilot project in Londonderry will see convicted offenders engage in an intensive therapeutic programme designed to alter their behaviour. A judge will select eligible candidates to participate in…
Wheelchair and prosthetic limb provision is worse in Northern Ireland than other parts of the UK, according to Troubles victims. The warning comes as some of those most seriously hurt in atrocities during the 30-year conflict demand action. Paul Gallagher, who has been confined to a wheelchair since being shot…
It would be "constitutionally inappropriate" if the UK Government stepped in to approve the payment of compensation to victims of historical abuse in Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley has said. The Northern Ireland Secretary also indicated she would consider any proposals from the head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service as…
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