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Thomas Maguire cleared of IRA plot charge

Title
Thomas Maguire cleared of IRA plot charge
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
7 Oct 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:03:46
Description
Report on Thomas Maguireā€™s being cleared of an IRA plot to detonate bombs in the Eagle and Child Inn in Blackpool. Includes facts of the case including links to Patrick Magee, the Brighton bomber and Patrick Murray, a suspect bomber. Also includes interviews with Norman Finnerty of Lancashire CID and Thomas Maguire. Male reporter not identified (poss. Tim Crook).
Contributors
Tim Crook?; Norman Finnerty; Thomas Maguire
Keywords
Deportation; Administration of justice; Crime; Terrorism; Police; Conservative Party; Political conferences; Lancashire; Conferences; Courts; Legal decisions; Trials; Blackpool; Criminal investigation; Brighton; Verdicts; Eagle and Child Inn

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