Families call for release of files into Monaghan and Dublin bombings

Families of those killed and injured in the Dublin and Monaghan bombings have called for files relating to the atrocities to be released.

On May 17th 1974, 33 people were killed in loyalist bomb attacks in both Dublin and Monaghan. This attack is considered to be one of the worst in the history of the troubles recording the highest number of deaths in a single day

The Justice for the Forgotten group is again calling for the release of files held by the British Government. They want a full and open inquiry into allegations the British authorities colluded with those responsible.

Separately, the family of Edward O’Neill, who was killed, as calling on the Taoiseach to release files from the McEntee Commission, which investigated the Garda inquiry at the time.