Claudy bomb controversy

An inquiry (sub only) into the horrific bombing of the smally Co Derry village of Claudy in 1972 has made public that both Cardinal Conway and the British government knew of Catholic priest Father James Chesney’s involvement in the incident.

A report from Susan McKay in the Sunday Herald specifically mentions the former Secretary of State Mo Mowlem as one of those who knew about the preist’s involvement. The Irish Examiner has a timeline of significant dates around the Claudy incident and the inquiry.

More from: The Scotsman; The Mirror; Sydney Morning Herald; Belfast Telegraph.

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