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to Forget the Man - The First Inquest 1976 -
Abduction of Kevin Donegan - An alleged
"Family Affair" - More lies - The
BIRW Report 1998 - Hosking's Witness Account 1998
- Ludlow Family Account 1998 - Sunday
World report May 1976 - The Barron Inquiry
- Draft Terms of Reference for the Barron
Inquiry - A Fresh Inquest -
2005 Inquest Account - Meeting the Police
Ombudsman - Ed Moloney Radio Interview - 25th
Anniversary - Profile - Questions
- Photographs - Press
Release - Letter to RUC - Magill
article 1999 - Press Coverage - Barron
Report Published - Ludlow Family Response to
Barron Report - Download
the Barron Report from the Oireachtas website (pdf file) - Statement
from Justice for the Forgotten - Joint
Oireachtas Committee Request for Submissions - Joint
statement from Justice for the Forgotten, Relatives for Justice and the Pat
Finucane Centre -
Transcript of Ludlow family meeting with Oireachtas Sub-Committee (Word file)
- At the Oireachtas Sub-Committee
Hearing: 24 January 2006 - Publication of
the Oireachtas Report - Download
the Final Oireachtas Sub-Committee Report on the murder of Seamus Ludlow from
the Oireachtas website (pdf file) - Ludlow
family press release in response to the Oireachtas Report
the Barron Report (pdf file) on the Dundalk bombing - Download
the International Report on Collusion - Download
the Oireachtas Committee Final Report on the Dundalk bombing and other collusion
Ludlow Family website - Second
Ludlow Family website - The
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Left: This is the noted Belfast journalist Ed Moloney, who
was formerly the Northern Editor of The Sunday Tribune newspaper.
Ed was the first journalist to interview the
alleged suspect Paul Hosking after his release from RUC custody and
interrogation in February 1998. It was Ed's articles in the Sunday
Tribune that helped bring the Seamus Ludlow case to national
prominence for the first time in more than twenty years.
Ed is pictured here in the lane off the Bog Road on 29 April 2001, at
the 25th anniversary commemoration of
Seamus Ludlow's murder at this spot, where he was the main speaker for the
Ed Moloney's oration can be accessed
Right: This is Monsignor Raymond Murray, Cookstown, another valuable
supporter of the Ludlow family in recent years. Monsignor Murray attended
the ceremony on the 25th anniversary at the special invitation of the
Ludlow family. His presence was deeply appreciated and his words of great
comfort to all the relatives present.
Monsignor Raymond Murray said: "To think of Seamus is to
think of his human dignity and the eternal dimensions of his life. All the
places he was and the people he knew - in short, his life
"Seamus' family have suffered over the
years. And then there was what I all the Big Lie - his
He went on: "Put it another way. If it was us in
charge, what would we not have done? How would we have treated the family?
Left: Also present
at the 25th anniversary commemoration ceremony was the Rev. Father Brian
McCreesh, a young curate in the local parish of Lordship at the time
of Seamus Ludlow's murder.
Father McCreesh, now serving in Kilkerley,
County Louth, was
very kind to the grieving members of the Ludlow family at that terrible time
in May 1976. He helped officiate at the funeral of Seamus Ludlow.
Father McCreesh, a native of Camlough, South
Armagh, and a brother of the late Raymond McCreesh who died on
hunger-strike in the Long Kesh H-Blocks in 1981, kindly led the gathering in
prayers for the repose of the soul of the deceased Seamus Ludlow.
August 2000 - The Ludlow family circle was devastated on hearing of the
death, after a long illness, in Daisyhill Hospital, Newry, of Louth County
Councillor Miceal O'Donnell (aged 67 years), a dear friend, good neighbour
and a staunch supporter of their fight for justice. The Ludlow family had
lost a valuable friend and supporter who will be dearly missed.
capacity as Louth County Council Chairman, Miceal attended a special
Press Conference organised by the Ludlow family in Dublin on 18 February
1999. On that occasion, Miceal drove three nephews of the late Seamus
Ludlow to the venue for the press conference.
wearing his chain of office as Chairman of Louth County Council, Miceal
accompanied members of the Ludlow family throughout a gruelling day of
engagements, culminating in a public meeting later that night at Dundalk
Town Hall. More.>>>
Brendan Larkin (47), who
resided at Muirhevna Mor, Dundalk, a son of the late Barney Larkin, a step
brother of Seamus Ludlow, was a leading figure in the Ludlow family's campaign for truth and
justice for Seamus Ludlow until his tragic and unexpected death on 4th September
His sudden passing has saddened all in the Ludlow family who shared his
yearning for justice for Seamus Ludlow.
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Revised: February 04, 2007 .