Liam Adams

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Liam Adams:  was serving a 16-year sentence for the rape and sexual assault of his daughter, Aine Dahlstrom,  when he died. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The family of Liam Adams is to commission an independent expert to examine the circumstances of his death ahead of his inquest, a coroner has been tol(...)

A file picture of Liam Adams, who was found guilty of sexual assaults against his daughter on Aine Dahlstrom in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The death has taken place of convicted paedophile Liam Adams, whose prosecution six years ago drew his brother Sinn Féin TD Gerry Adams into political(...)

 Liam Adams: is serving a 16-year-old jail sentence for a string of sexual assaults against his daughter Áine. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Liam Adams is to seek to go before the European Court of Human Rights in a final bid to have convictions for raping his daughter overturned. Lawyers(...)

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(...)

Liam Adams has lost an appeal at the High Court in Belfast against his conviction and sentence for raping and abusing his daughter. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The Court of Appeal in Belfast has rejected an appeal by Liam Adams against his conviction for the sexual abuse of his daughter Áine. His 18-year sent(...)

The 59-year-old was found guilty of a string of attacks on his daughter Áine Dahlstrom when she was aged between four and nine during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland has reserved judgment in a sex abuse case against Liam Adams, the brother of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. (...)

 Liam Adams who has begun an  appeal against his conviction and sentence for raping and sexually abusing his daughter. Photograph: PA

A lawyer for Liam Adams said that a judge was not sufficiently clear in giving her final direction to the jury which found Adams guilty of raping his (...)

 ‘The alleged attacker of Maíria Cahill was ordered into exile by the IRA. So was the alleged attacker of Paudie McGahon.’ Above, BBC Northern Ireland ‘Spotlight’ reporter, Jennifer O’Leary interviewing Paudie McGahon. Photograph: BBC Northern Ireland

In recent Irish history, just two bodies have had the power to order a citizen into exile. No government, no court of law, no official body, however p(...)

In his speech in the Dáil today  Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams hit out at the Government, accusing it of hypocrisy in dealing with the issue of sexual abuse. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has accused the Government and Fianna Fáil of holding a five-hour debate on allegations of sexual abuse by republicans “o(...)

The Northern Assembly’s justice committee arising from the Máiria Cahill (pictured) case has decided to hold an inquiry into how the North’s criminal justice system dealt with sexual abuse within the republican community. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, has written to Taoiseach Enda Kenny and DUP First Minister Peter Robinson calling for (...)

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