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Another setback for Omagh families searching for justice

Yesterday was yet another bitterly disappointing day for the families of those killed in the Omagh bombing in August 1998 as the case against Seamus Daly collapsed before it even reached the Crown Court. A pre-trial hearing began last week at Omagh Magistrates Court to establish if there was sufficient evidence for the case to proceed to trial. However, the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) took the decision to drop the case after inconsistencies emerged in the evidence of a key prosecution witness, Kilkenny builder Denis O'Connor. The PPS said the director, Barra McGrory, concluded the avai[...]
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