Gerry Adams: “I have committed no offence.” Photograph: Eric Luke.

The North’s Attorney General, John Larkin, QC, has queried why action wasn’t taken to clarify the specific allegations that Áine Adams made against h(...)

Were it clear that Aine Adams had in 1987 alleged rape rather than the less specific term of sexual abuse, then under law Gerry Adams would have been obliged to report that information to the police. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A significant element of the review by the North’s Attorney General John Larkin QC into the decision not to prosecute Gerry Adams for allegedly withho(...)

The North’s Public Prosecution Service was correct to conclude that Gerry Adams should not be prosecuted for withholding information about the sexual abuse of his niece Aine Adams, a report by the Northern Ireland Attorney General John Larkin, QC, has concluded. Photograph: Alan Betson

The North’s Public Prosecution Service (PPS) was correct to conclude that Gerry Adams should not be prosecuted for withholding information about the s(...)

Over his long career Gerry Adams, with his paramilitary (which he denies) 
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and political past, has ended up in corners without any discernible escape route. Yet he has always managed to dodge his enemies and emerge with his political position secure.

Over his long career Gerry Adams, with his paramilitary (which he denies) and political past, has ended up in corners without any discernible escape r(...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams  speaking to media on the plinth at Leinster House. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The North’s Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire and Attorney General John Larkin are now separately examining whether the Sinn Féin president Gerry Ad(...)

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin is to review the decision not to prosecute Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams over an allegation he withheld information about his child sex abuser brother.

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin is to review the decision not to prosecute Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams over an allegation he withheld inf(...)

Aine Adams, daughter of Liam Adams, leaves Belfast Crown Court yesterday after her father was found guilty of  child sex abuse charges. Photograph: PA

The case against Liam Adams goes back to 1977 but came to public prominence in the past four years following a UTV Insight programme in 2009 when Áine(...)

 Áine Adams (centre) outside Belfast Crown Court this evening with her sister Seanin after their father’s conviction. Photograph: Photopress

Áine Adams has stated that she can now begin her life at 40 after her father Liam Adams was yesterday convicted of sexually abusing her over a period (...)

Gerry Adams has rejected an argument that he only made a statement to the PSNI about sexual allegations against his brother Liam Adams because he knew a television programme about the case was about to be broadcast

Gerry Adams has rejected an argument that he only made a statement to the PSNI about sexual allegations against his brother Liam Adams because (...)

Gerry Adams was giving evidence at Laganside Crown Court in Belfast. Photograph: Google Images.

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams denied in court today that he told lies to a television journalist about his brother Lia(...)