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IRA terrorists jailed

Title
IRA terrorists jailed
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
28 Oct 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:03:06
Description
Gareth Furby reports from Winchester on the 25 year sentences given to 3 Irish terrorists Martina Shanahan, Finbar Cullen and John McCann who plotted to murder Ulster Secretary Tom King and 17 other politicians, judges and army generals. Brother of one of the terrorists, Paddy Shanahan, comments on the sentence; Gareth Peirce, solicitor for the terrorists claims it is a miscarriage of justice; PC Alan Gardener(?) describes some of the evidence.
Contributors
Gareth Furby; Paddy Shanahan; Alan Gardener(?); Gareth Peirce
Keywords
Northern Ireland; Conspiracy; Terrorism; Ireland; IRA; Imprisonment; Trials; Cabinet ministers; Sentencing; Winchester; Tom King; Right to justice; Martina Shanahan; Finbar Cullen; John McCann

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