Murderers released from prison to enjoy mountain walk

Pictures: Conor McCaughley Words: Patricia Devlin FIVE of Ulster’s most evil killers are being taken out of Northern Ireland’s most secure prison on secret fishing and hiking trips. The Sunday World can reveal the group of murderers – which include OAP killer cop Kenneth McConnell – are enjoying days out TOGETHER at family friendly locationsContinue reading “Murderers released from prison to enjoy mountain walk”

The man who claims his homemade bleach can cure cancer and autism

Frank Carey – a ‘reverend doctor’ with the Genesis II Church in Ireland, is selling MMS for €30 a time. He is duping the desperate and seriously ill into believing the outlawed product can miraculously cure terminal illnesses and lifelong conditions. THIS is the toxic healer who claims he can ‘cure’ cancer and autism with aContinue reading “The man who claims his homemade bleach can cure cancer and autism”

Face-to-face with the main suspect in the Inga Maria Hauser murder case

Today marks 30 years since a sheep farmer discovered the battered body of 18 year-old Inga Maria Hauser in a remote spot of Ballypatrick Forest Park on the outskirts of Ballycastle, Co Antrim. The backpacker from Munich had arrived in Northern Ireland on April 6, 1988 after taking a ferry from Scotland just a fewContinue reading “Face-to-face with the main suspect in the Inga Maria Hauser murder case”

The RUC widow left with a collusion legacy

Published in the Sunday World (March 25, 2018) IT’S been over 40 years since Rosemary Campbell was left a heartbroken widow. But for the 84 year-old nothing has changed since the day her Catholic RUC husband was murdered by loyalist paramilitaries. That’s because the grandmother has been left with a collusion legacy where walls ofContinue reading “The RUC widow left with a collusion legacy”

‘I want to send a clear message to all abusers…we are coming after you. You will all face justice’

  Last week I spoke to institutional abuse survivor Cecil Wilson, who after almost four decades, bravely made a formal police complaint about a violent assault carried out by a teacher inside one of Northern Ireland’s most notorious children’s homes. This June will exactly mark 40 years since Cecil was left with permanent damage toContinue reading “‘I want to send a clear message to all abusers…we are coming after you. You will all face justice’”

Bringing the horror of Ulster’s past, into today’s classroom

POINTING at an image of his bandmates on an assembly hall screen, Stephen Travers asks a roomful of school pupils, ‘Can any of you identify the Protestants or the Catholics?’ It was a question no teacher would dare ask, but for the Miami Showband survivor it was part of an important lesson not being taught in today’s classroom – the horror of Ulster’s troubled past. SomeContinue reading “Bringing the horror of Ulster’s past, into today’s classroom”

‘I know I am not the only one he has raped’ – woman left for dead after horror attack at 8 years old breaks silence

Simone aged 8 By Patricia Devlin A WOMAN left for dead in a sickening sex attack when she was just eight years-old has broken her silence for the first time. Brave Simone Cunnane from Newry, Co Down, has waived her right to anonymity to tell the Sunday World: “I know the identity of the strangerContinue reading “‘I know I am not the only one he has raped’ – woman left for dead after horror attack at 8 years old breaks silence”

‘I was told that if I’d been raped, I’d get over it – but I’d never get over terminating my pregnancy’

Last year I carried out an investigation into how anti-abortion protesters were confronting women using Belfast’s Marie Stopes Centre. The article received a lot of feedback, with most shocked at the tactics used by some’pro-life’ campaigners. Following this month’s High Court case involving one activist challenging a harassment notice served on her by the PSNI, I thought I’dContinue reading “‘I was told that if I’d been raped, I’d get over it – but I’d never get over terminating my pregnancy’”