John Larkin

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John Larkin: said there should be an end to prosecutions for Troubles-related killings. Photograph: NewRayPics

John Larkin, Northern Ireland’s single-minded Attorney General, is not a lawyer to avoid controversy whether that be stepping into rows over gay adopt(...)

Enda Kenny: said the suggestion would be hard for families who had lost loved ones in the Troubles to accept

The proposal by the North’s Attorney General John Larkin for a cessation of all inquiries into Troubles-related killings up to the 1998 Belfast Agreem(...)

Stephen Gault, whose father Samuel was killed in the 1987 IRA Poppy Day bombing in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. File Photograph:  Paul Faith/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today a proposal by Northern Ireland’s attorney general to end prosecutions in Troubles-related cases would be hard for fami(...)

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General John Larkin, whose proposal to end prosecutions in Troubles related murders has been heavily criticised by both nationalist and unionist politicians. File Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin must have a thick neck and a broad back because he must know the metaphorical blows that are going to rain do(...)

Daniel Doherty (23) and William Fleming (19) were shot dead in the grounds of the Gransha Hospital in Derry in December 1984. Relatives of the two men have  claimed the SAS soldiers did not provide full details on the ambush when interviewed by Royal Ulster Constabulary detectives in the wake of the killings. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A senior detective has been appointed in a bid to obtain fresh statements from six SAS soldiers involved in the ambush and killing of two suspected IR(...)

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(...)

New information has come to light about the murders following and investigation by the PSNI’s Historical Inquiries Team.

New inquests into the deaths of 10 Protestant workers murdered in Co Armagh in January 1976 have been ordered by the North’s attorney general.They die(...)

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