Breege Quinn says Conor Murphy has no mandate to call their son a criminal

The mother of Paul Quinn – who believes he was murdered by the IRA – says Conor Murphy has no mandate to call their son a criminal.

Sinn Fein’s Finance Minister in the North apologised earlier this month for comments he made in the aftermath of the killing in Co. Monaghan in 2007.

But the family don’t think it goes far enough – and want him to clearly say that Paul Quinn was not a criminal.

His mother Breege is meeting politicians in Stormont this afternoon, and has a clear message: