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IRA murder verdicts in Mountbatten case

Title
IRA murder verdicts in Mountbatten case
Genre
News report
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:01:25
Description
Report on the sentencing of two IRA men charged with the murder of Lord Mountbatten. Thomas McMahon received a life sentence for murder; Frank McGirl was found not guilty of murder and granted bail on a second charge of belonging to an illegal organisation.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Terrorism; IRA; Homicide; Murderers; Louis Mountbatten; Murder trials; Thomas McMahon; Francis McGirl; Imprisonment; Sentencing

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