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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Liam Adams

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# Belfast
Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63
The brother of Gerry Adams was serving a 16-year prison sentence for raping and abusing his daughter.
# Courts
Liam Adams loses appeal against his rape conviction
Three judges in the High Court delivered their ruling this morning.
# Liam Adams
Gerry Adams takes legal action against two newspapers
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.
# abuse claims
Pearse Doherty: ‘The claims by Micheál Martin are unfounded and untrue’
Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson has hit back at the Fianna Fáil leader over claims he made about the Republican movement last night.
# abuse claims
McDonald says Micheál Martin is 'scapegoating' Gerry Adams
The Sinn Féin deputy leader has mounted a strong defence of her party president this morning.
# Liam Adams
Liam Adams ‘laughs with prison guards’ as he is sentenced to 16 years in prison
The brother of the Sinn Féin leader was also given two years on probation upon his release.
# abuse claims
Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims
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.
# Gerry Adams
Adams hits out at "witch-hunt" against him
The DUP is driving the move to have Gerry Adams’ role in his brother’s trial examined, the Sinn Féin leader has claimed.
# Liam Adams
'I know that I committed no offence': Adams on case being referred to Attorney General
The Sinn Féin president has faced more questions today about his handling of abuse allegations related to his brother Liam.
# Gerry Adams
Attorney General to review decision not to prosecute Gerry Adams
Adams hit out at those who sought to politicise what he called “a family tragedy”.
# Liam Adams
Adams 'rejects' efforts to make brother's conviction 'a party political issue'
The Sinn Féin president was asked about his brother Liam, the Seanad referendum and his own future in an interview this morning.
# Liam Adams
PSNI to re-examine Liam Adams trial transcripts
The testimony of Gerry Adams will be included in the re-examination
# Liam Adams
'I've said what I need to say': Gerry Adams on brother's conviction
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.
# Adams Family
Gerry Adams asks for privacy following ‘difficult and distressing ordeal’
The Sinn Féin leader’s brother was found guilty of rape and sexual assault at a Belfast court earlier today.
# Liam Adams
Liam Adams found guilty of rape and sexual abuse
A jury voted 11-1 to find the brother of Gerry Adams guilty to raping and abusing his then four-year-old daughter.
# need to know
The Evening with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
# Liam Adams
Liam Adams arrives in North to face sex charges
The brother of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was extradited last night after losing a High Court appeal.
# Courts
Liam Adams loses bid to appeal extradition to UK
The 56-year-old brother of Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams will now be detained at Cloverhill Prison before transfer to the North.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
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?
# Courts
High Court orders extradition of Liam Adams
Adams had objected to returning to Northern Ireland for questioning over sexual abuse allegations made by his daughter.
# Courts
Liam Adams extradition hearing at the High Court
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.