President Michael D Higgins: he said Mr Conlon was “the victim of a grave miscarriage of justice as was his father, Giuseppe”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The death of Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly jailed for the IRA’s bombing of pubs in Guildford, Surrey in 1974, represents a loss “not only in Ireland, (...)

Gerry Conlon: “Gerry had a strong sense of social justice and an uncompromising desire to right the wrongs that had been suffered by others.”

A steady stream of mourners made their way to the Lower Falls in west Belfast yesterday to pay their respects to Gerry Conlon who died on Saturday age(...)