Suzanne Breen investigates an alleged cover up which has drawn silence from most of the Republic’s top politicians, except the Justice Minister Michael McDowell. When Dundalk man Seamus Ludlow was killed in 1977 the family was told the IRA by Gardai that he’d been shot as an informer by the IRA. The family later discovered that the weapon used was a .38 Smith and Wesson, a standard issue to the UDR.
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