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#Jean McConville

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder

He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.

Roundup: World media outlets report on the questioning of Gerry Adams

Here’s some of the headlines from around the globe on the questioning of the Sinn Féin leader.

Gerry Adams spends night in custody being questioned about murder of Jean McConville

The Sinn Féin leader was arrested yesterday evening.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released

The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.

# jean-mcconville - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

PSNI arrest woman in connection with Jean McConville murder

The arrest was made earlier this morning in west Belfast.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Jean McConville case released without charge

The woman was arrested in west Belfast this morning.

# jean-mcconville - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Another man arrested over abduction and murder of Jean McConville

Ivor Bell, 77, has already appeared in court on charges related to the crime which occurred more than 40 years ago.

# jean-mcconville - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Boston College testimony used to bring veteran republican to court over Jean McConville

77-year-old Ivor Bell is accused of aiding and abetting in the murder. He was remanding in custody at a court appearance today.

Westboro Baptist Church, Jean McConville, and GPs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many smells can the human nose distinguish?

Adams: Legacy issues best dealt with through "truth recovery process"

The Sinn Féin leader has been reacting to this morning’s court appearance in relation to the murder of Jean McConville in 1972.

# jean-mcconville - Friday 21 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about that life-changing robot, pre-match clashes in the city centre and selfies raising loads of cash for cancer support.

77-year-old charged in connection with the murder of Jean McConville

The 77-year-old, arrested earlier this week in West Belfast, also charged with membership of the IRA.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Police given extra time to question McConville suspect

The 77-year-old can be questioned until tomorrow night.

# jean-mcconville - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# jean-mcconville - Friday 29 November, 2013

PSNI appeal for man who phoned Jean McConville's family in the 90s to come forward

In 1972, the man was believed to be 16-years-old, from west Belfast and may have moved to England after this period.

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 24 November, 2013

More pressure for Adams as documentary puts issue of IRA membership back in spotlight

Former IRA members say he was a key figure in the organisation. The Sinn Féin President has consistently denied such claims.

# jean-mcconville - Saturday 23 November, 2013

McConville son speaks of 'Adams apology'

Mother-of-10 Jean McConville was abducted from her west Belfast home in 1972, and murdered.

# jean-mcconville - Monday 11 November, 2013

Tánaiste: 'There are people who know where those bodies were buried'

Asked about Gerry Adams’ political future today, Eamon Gilmore said that the priority now has to be to get the bodies never recovered back to their loved ones.

# jean-mcconville - Saturday 9 November, 2013

"If it was any other country, it would be investigated like a war crime," - Jean McConville's daughter

The daughter of the mother-of-ten says that the claims that Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams ordered the murder must be investigated.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning, it’s the weekend. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Doherty has "no reason to disbelieve" Adams when he says he wasn't in the IRA

Pearse Doherty was speaking about the claims made about Gerry Adams in a TV programme broadcast last Monday.

# jean-mcconville - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Adams calls for information in response to documentary on 'The Disappeared'

The leaders of the three main political parties all joined in a request for information to be brought forward by anyone involved.

# jean-mcconville - Monday 4 November, 2013

Families of 'The Disappeared' tell their stories as Adams repeats McConville denial

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams is likely to face more questions about his alleged membership of the IRA in the wake of a programme broadcast on RTÉ and the BBC tonight.

# jean-mcconville - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

Jean McConville family launch civil action against PSNI & MoD

The mother of ten was abducted, tortured and killed by the IRA in 1972. Her body was found in Louth ten years ago today.

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the death of a Glee star, the discovery of a body in Killarney and the Trayvon Martin case…

Could British war diaries help solve the Jean McConville murder?

The diaries are under embargo until 2059.

# jean-mcconville - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Gerry Adams: I played no part in the abduction and killing of Jean McConville

The Sinn Féin president has reiterated his denial in the face of questions in the Dáil today.

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Boston College tapes: transcripts of Dolours Price interview to be handed to PSNI

PSNI detectives investigating the kidnapping and murder of mother-of-ten Jean McConville in 1972 have fought for the tapes for a number of years.

# jean-mcconville - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Convicted IRA car bomber Dolours Price dies

Her death could have implications in the US due to a series of interviews in which she alleged that Gerry Adams was in the IRA. The interviews were conducted on the condition that they would not be released until after her death.

# jean-mcconville - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Wife of IRA interviewer: ‘Releasing Boston tapes will endanger my family’

As a court in Boston prepares to hear his appeal, the wife of a former IRA member pleads with the US not to release taped interviews.

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes

Helen McKendry said the tapes could provide some closure on her mother’s 1972 murder by the IRA.

# jean-mcconville - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Challenge to release of Boston College tapes dismissed

A legal challenge to the release of a series of interviews with former IRA members, conducted by researchers at Boston College, has been dismissed by a US federal judge.

# jean-mcconville - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

US court to rule on release of taped IRA interviews

A court in the United States will rule in two weeks’ time on whether Boston College must release interviews with former terrorists.

# jean-mcconville - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Northern Irish authorities look to US files in murder investigation

US Federal Authorities seek Boston College’s confidential files on The Troubles for Northern Irish authorities.

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 20 February, 2011

Adams reiterates denial of role in Jean McConville killing

In response to a campaign against him in Louth, Gerry Adams has expressed “deep regret at the injustice” inflicted on the McConville family – and insisted he played no part in the 1972 death.

# jean-mcconville - Sunday 23 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Four in the running in the FF leadership, Aer Lingus staff stay grounded, and how young Gardaí are sleeping on floors.