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KRW LAW LLP WELCOME DECISION TO REVERSE LÍOFA BURSARY SCHEME WITHDRAWAL

The Minister for Communities, Paul Givan, has re-instated the Líofa Irish language bursary scheme. The scheme provided around £50,000 worth of bursaries to allow 100 persons to attend summer courses in the Donegal Gaeltacht.  The decision was communicated in correspondence sent to a number of colleges on 23rd December 2016.   On 6th January 2017, in accordance with the pre […]

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Victims of Irish Police Spy Operation Demand Inclusion in UK Inquiry

Three victims of a controversial police spying unit operating in Ireland have filed legal action to demand their inclusion in the ongoing British Undercover Policing Inquiry (UCPI).  The spy unit has sparked controversy across Europe, while the Tánaiste has failed to support victims.   In 2015 revelations that undercover officers had deceived activist women into […]

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THE KINGSMILL MASSACRE INQUESTS: UPDATE

KRW LAW LLP is instructed by the family of John McConville who was murdered in the Kingsmill Massacre 5th January 1976 in which ten Protestant workmen were killed in disputed circumstances by the IRA.  We are also instructed by the only survivor of the attack Alan Black, who was shot 18 times. The inquests commenced […]