Gerry Conlon

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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(...)

Gerry Conlon, one of four people wrongly convicted for a bombing in Guildford, England,  is accompanied by his sisters after his release from the Old Bailey, London, in October 1989. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The call came early in the morning of Friday, October 20th, 1989, less than 24 hours after his dramatic and defiant exit from the Old Bailey, flanked (...)

Gerry Conlon (left), Paul Hill (centre), and Paddy Hill of the Birmingham Six after after the funeral of Birmingham Six member Richard McIkenny in 2006. File Photograph: Julien Behal/PA.

Gerry Conlon’s death yesterday brought back “a lot of difficult emotions and memories”, Paul Hill said today. The two men were among the four Irish pe(...)

Paddy Joe Hill (Birmingham Six) and Gerry Conlan (Guildford Four) together  at the University of Limerick in March this year . File. Photograph: Sean Curtin

Fellow miscarriage of justice victim Paddy Joe Hill has blamed prison conditions for the early death of Gerry Conlon who died this morning. Mr Hill, w(...)

 Gerry Conlon outside the Old Bailey in London in 1989 after being released for being wrongly convicted of the Guilford pub bombings. File Photograph: PA Wire

The image of Gerry Conlon that will remain indelible is him coming out of the Old Bailey in London in 1989 a free man and declaring to the world that (...)

 Gerry Conlon speaking at the SDLP party conference in Derry in 2005. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The family of Gerry Conlon has issued a statement saying his ordeal “changed the course of history”. The family released the statement through Mr Conl(...)

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guildford Four, after his release from the Old Bailey, London in  October 1989.File Photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times.

Gerry Conlon, who spent 15 years in jail for a crime he did not commit, has died in Belfast at the age of 60. Mr Conlon was jailed for life in 1975 fo(...)

Daniel Day-Lewis is to  be awarded a knighthood after being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Multi-award-winning actor, and Wicklow resident, Daniel Day-Lewis is to be knighted.He is one of more than 1,100 people from the UK and beyond to be r(...)

Judge Martin Nolan: he said it was “very difficult to see how these monies could ever be in the ordinary course of business since the main purpose of the share purchase was to stabilise the share price”

In the weeks and months leading up to the Anglo trial, two major concerns were aired continually . The first was that it would be imposs(...)

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