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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Pat Finucane

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# state collusion
Simon Coveney welcomes Council of Europe decision to reopen case of Pat Finucane's murder
There was shock in November when the UK said it would not hold a public inquiry into the Belfast lawyer’s 1989 murder.
Voices
Opinion: Pat Finucane decision is characteristic of Britain's approach to other dark chapters from its past
International law lecturer Dr Thamil Venthan Ananthavinayagan looks at the imprint of British colonialism on the North and other parts of the world after the recent Finucane inquiry decision.
# Public Inquiry
Four Stormont parties urge British government to reconsider Pat Finucane decision
The government said yesterday it would not order an immediate public inquiry into the 1989 murder.
# Belfast
Pat Finucane murder: Taoiseach notes President-elect Joe Biden's support as he pushes for international pressure on UK
The UK announced yesterday that no immediate inquiry would be held into the solicitor’s murder.
# Pat Finucane
British government's decision on Pat Finucane public inquiry 'further blow' to his family, Taoiseach says
The British government said it will not order an immediate inquiry into the 1989 murder.
# Pat Finucane
British government will not order public inquiry into 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane
Finucane was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in Belfast in 1989.
# hanging on the telephone
Brexit, Covid-19 and Pat Finucane inquiry raised in call between Taoiseach and Boris Johnson last night
The two leaders reaffirmed the need to prioritise the Good Friday Agreement.
# The Troubles
Taoiseach will 'make clear' to Boris Johnson the need for public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder
Pat Finucane’s widow Geraldine and son John met the Taoiseach yesterday.
# The Troubles
Northern parties (minus DUP and UUP) join forces to call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane
Finucane was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in 1989 amid claims of collusion with state forces.
# Pat Finucane
UK Labour calls for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane
The solicitor was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in Belfast in 1989 amid claims of collusion with state security forces.
# Belfast
NI Secretary to decide whether to hold Pat Finucane murder inquiry 'by end of November'
Finucane was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in Belfast.
# Pat Finucane
Council of Europe committee presses UK government over Pat Finucane probe
Finucane was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in Belfast in 1989.
# Bomb Scare
Suspect device left outside home of uncle of Sinn Féin MP John Finucane
Martin Finucane is the brother of murdered solicitor Pat.
# douglas hogg
Pat Finucane murder: Minister's comments about solicitors being 'sympathetic to IRA' were backed by No 10
Douglas Hogg was criticised for remarks he made in the House of Commons three weeks before Finucane was killed in 1989.
# Belfast
MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder
The solicitor was shot dead by loyalists at his home in Belfast in 1989.
# Pat Finucane
Supreme Court rules that there has been no valid inquiry into Pat Finucane's killing
Pat Finucane was murdered in front of his three children and wife in February 1989.
# Pat Finucane
Widow of murdered Belfast solicitor to call for public inquiry at UK Supreme Court today
Pat Finucane was murdered in front of his family by Loyalist paramilitaries in February 1989.
# John Finucane
The son of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane will run in the UK elections for Sinn Féin
John Finucane will run in North Belfast.
# Collusion
Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane
The call was made by the Finucane family.
# Pat Finucane
Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry
The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.
# need to know
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# finucane
Government "strongly disagrees" with decision not to conduct public Finucane inquiry
Speaking in the Dáil today both Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said they would continue to seek a public inquiry.
# Pat Finucane
Report on Pat Finucane murder uncovers "shocking levels" of state collusion
David Cameron said that the report found that Pat Finucane could still be alive today had it not been for state involvement.
# Northern Ireland
Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today
The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.
# Pat Finucane
Pat Finucane mural unveiled before de Silva report
The report into the human rights lawyer’s death will be published tomorrow.
# Plot
Plot to kill Gerry Adams touched upon in Finucane report
Adams said the revelation by Desmond de Silva, who wrote the report, comes as no surprise.
# Peace Process
Taoiseach urged to press Cameron on Troubles legacy
Enda Kenny is due to travel to London tomorrow for meetings with the UK prime minister.
# Northern Ireland
Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge
“Clearly we have a difference of opinion here” – the Taoiseach discussing the possibility of a public inquiry into the murder with the British PM yesterday.
# Northern Ireland
Cameron rules out inquiry into 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor
The British government rules out an inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, after his family met with David Cameron today.
# Inquiry
Family of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane to meet British PM
Finucane’s wife and children are calling for an independent public inquiry into the death of the human rights solicitor in Belfast