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Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63
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Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63

Feb 25th 2019, 11:57 AM 56,771 Views 42 Comments

The brother of Gerry Adams was serving a 16-year prison sentence for raping and abusing his daughter.

Liam Adams loses appeal against his rape conviction
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Liam Adams loses appeal against his rape conviction

May 5th 2015, 11:22 AM 9,482 Views 29 Comments

Three judges in the High Court delivered their ruling this morning.

Gerry Adams takes legal action against two newspapers
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Gerry Adams takes legal action against two newspapers

May 15th 2014, 10:44 PM 23,416 Views 109 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has instructed his solicitor to take “appropriate action” over claims he was tipped off about the abuse case against his brother.

Pearse Doherty: ‘The claims by Micheál Martin are unfounded and untrue’
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Pearse Doherty: ‘The claims by Micheál Martin are unfounded and untrue’

Nov 28th 2013, 5:05 PM 14,465 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson has hit back at the Fianna Fáil leader over claims he made about the Republican movement last night.

McDonald says Micheál Martin is 'scapegoating' Gerry Adams
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McDonald says Micheál Martin is 'scapegoating' Gerry Adams

Nov 28th 2013, 9:22 AM 8,091 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has mounted a strong defence of her party president this morning.

Liam Adams ‘laughs with prison guards’ as he is sentenced to 16 years in prison
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Liam Adams ‘laughs with prison guards’ as he is sentenced to 16 years in prison

Nov 27th 2013, 10:47 PM 39,708 Views 155 Comments

The brother of the Sinn Féin leader was also given two years on probation upon his release.

Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims
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Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims

Nov 27th 2013, 5:53 PM 9,921 Views 0 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader alleges that in a number of cases, the Republican movement did not alert authorities – instead, they decided to deal with the reports internally. Sinn Féin has criticised the remarks.

Adams hits out at "witch-hunt" against him
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Adams hits out at "witch-hunt" against him

Oct 11th 2013, 7:13 PM 8,131 Views 156 Comments

The DUP is driving the move to have Gerry Adams’ role in his brother’s trial examined, the Sinn Féin leader has claimed.

'I know that I committed no offence': Adams on case being referred to Attorney General
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'I know that I committed no offence': Adams on case being referred to Attorney General

Oct 8th 2013, 1:11 PM 6,191 Views 132 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has faced more questions today about his handling of abuse allegations related to his brother Liam.

Attorney General to review decision not to prosecute Gerry Adams
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Attorney General to review decision not to prosecute Gerry Adams

Oct 7th 2013, 10:47 PM 14,675 Views 73 Comments

Adams hit out at those who sought to politicise what he called “a family tragedy”.

Adams 'rejects' efforts to make brother's conviction 'a party political issue'
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Adams 'rejects' efforts to make brother's conviction 'a party political issue'

Oct 7th 2013, 9:31 AM 5,491 Views 73 Comments

The Sinn Féin president was asked about his brother Liam, the Seanad referendum and his own future in an interview this morning.

PSNI to re-examine Liam Adams trial transcripts
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PSNI to re-examine Liam Adams trial transcripts

Oct 4th 2013, 4:13 PM 6,075 Views 43 Comments

The testimony of Gerry Adams will be included in the re-examination

'I've said what I need to say': Gerry Adams on brother's conviction
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'I've said what I need to say': Gerry Adams on brother's conviction

Oct 2nd 2013, 3:17 PM 8,742 Views 125 Comments

Gerry Adams asked for space for his him and his family describing it as “a huge ordeal” for them in the wake of Liam Adams’ conviction for raping his daughter.

Gerry Adams asks for privacy following ‘difficult and distressing ordeal’
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Gerry Adams asks for privacy following ‘difficult and distressing ordeal’

Oct 1st 2013, 10:45 PM 23,903 Views 117 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader’s brother was found guilty of rape and sexual assault at a Belfast court earlier today.

Liam Adams found guilty of rape and sexual abuse
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Liam Adams found guilty of rape and sexual abuse

Oct 1st 2013, 4:50 PM 23,548 Views 104 Comments

A jury voted 11-1 to find the brother of Gerry Adams guilty to raping and abusing his then four-year-old daughter.

The Evening Fix...now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman
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The Evening Fix...now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman

Apr 15th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,569 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Liam Adams arrives in North to face sex charges
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Liam Adams arrives in North to face sex charges

Nov 3rd 2011, 8:26 AM 646 Views 7 Comments

The brother of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was extradited last night after losing a High Court appeal.

Liam Adams loses bid to appeal extradition to UK
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Liam Adams loses bid to appeal extradition to UK

Oct 18th 2011, 3:22 PM 884 Views 3 Comments

The 56-year-old brother of Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams will now be detained at Cloverhill Prison before transfer to the North.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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The Daily Fix: Monday

Oct 3rd 2011, 8:13 PM 1,332 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: What’s been happening on the #Aras11 campaign trail; Amanda Knox learns her fate and who reckons they could be like the Queen of England?

High Court orders extradition of Liam Adams
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High Court orders extradition of Liam Adams

Oct 3rd 2011, 4:11 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

Adams had objected to returning to Northern Ireland for questioning over sexual abuse allegations made by his daughter.

Liam Adams extradition hearing at the High Court
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Liam Adams extradition hearing at the High Court

Jul 26th 2011, 2:39 PM 367 Views 3 Comments

The 55-year-old is wanted by the PSNI on 18 charges in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of his daughter 30 years ago.