Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh has said that sex abuse claims will ‘weigh heavily’ on the minds of voters heading into next year’s general election. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh said the current sex abuse claims made by Paudie McGahon will “weigh heavily” on the minds of some voters heading into (...)

On RTÉ Radio’s Morning Ireland on Wednesday, Sinn Féin  leader Gerry Adams said he believed Paudie McGahon was raped but, when asked if he had been brought before an IRA kangaroo court, he said he did not know. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

If the kind of scandal that has beset Sinn Féin over the IRA’s handling of sex abusers within its ranks had happened with any other political party, i(...)

Paudie McGahon: Said the prospect of having a murder on his conscience led him to opt for “option three”, the expulsion of his alleged abuser. Photograph: BBC

The alleged rape victim of an IRA member said those behind a kangaroo court investigation offered him and others claiming to have been victims “whatev(...)

Former Sinn Féin TD Arthur Morgan has released a letter he says he sent in 2009 to Louth man Paudie McGahon, who told BBC Spotlight he was raped by an IRA man. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Former Sinn Féin TD Arthur Morgan has released a letter he says he sent in 2009 to Louth man Paudie McGahon, who told BBC Spotlight he was raped by an(...)

Paudie McGahon claims he was raped by an IRA member.

  An alleged victim of rape by an IRA member said republicans who had questioned him about his claim offered to put a bullet in the back o(...)