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The Irish News, 24 January 2006:
Ludlow family want full inquiry
By Valerie Robinson
The family of Dundalk man Seamus Ludlow last night said they would only be satisfied with a full public inquiry into his 1976 murder.
Relatives are in Dublin to attend the launch today of hearings by an Oireachtas sub-committee into a report by Mr Justice Henry Barron into his 1976 murder.
Mr Ludlow's nephew Jimmy Sharkey said they would continue to seek a "full-blown public inquiry with wide-ranging powers" to investigate the circumstances surrounding the killing and the subsequent Garda investigation.
He urged members of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights to recommend that the government give a new inquiry the power to compel witnesses to attend and to find all necessary documentation.
"We don't want a long drawn-out inquiry like Saville (into Bloody Sunday). We'd be happy with an independent public inquiry that got things done quickly," he said.
"The Barron report left a lot of unanswered questions, like why didn't the gardai act when they were given the killers' names by the RUC in 1979? We want to find out where the buck stops. Seamus's case was handed around the gardai like a hot potato.
"We also believe there are documents still existing that were never given to Barron. An inquiry would need the power to get access to those. We finally want to know what really happened."
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