Family of Denis Donaldson to take legal action against Irish Government

first_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire By News Highland – April 27, 2012 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Twitter The family of Denis Donaldson is preparing to take legal action against the Irish government to force the state to hold an inquest into his death, it has been reported.Yesterday, an inquest into Donaldson’s death was adjourned in Letterkenny for the ninth time.In 2006, Donaldson — a former leading Sinn Fein figure who confessed to being a British agent in December 2005 — was murdered in his rural cottage near Glenties.Yesterday, Donegal Coroner Dr Denis McCauley heard that the latest adjournment was being sought to complete a file for submission.The Donaldson family is not happy about the delay.It is understood the family now plans to take legal action against the Irish state under the European Convention on Human Rights in the relation to the delays. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Family of Denis Donaldson to take legal action against Irish Government WhatsApp News Google+ WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Previous articleTeenager shot in paramilitary style shooting in DerryNext articleDerry protest against RAAD will go ahead tomorrow at 3pm despite latest shooting News Highland 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry last_img read more