Wednesday 17 October 2018

Mystery of priest's violent death

Nicola Tallant

THE mystery of what really happened to the priest who died in a society couple's bedroom late at night in July 1985 is no closer to being solved despite a new probe into the 21-year-old case.

An investigative documentary about the brutal death of Fr Niall Molloy in an Offaly mansion in 1985 claims that major questions still need to be answered despite thepassage of time.

In the Scannal investigation top lawyer Antoin Delap criticises the judge who presided over the trial of businessman Richard Flynn, who admitted beating the priest in a row over drink.

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