Police in Northern Ireland to seek entire Boston College tape archive

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Police in Northern Ireland are to seek the entirety of the controversial US oral history project that detectives relied upon to quiz Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams about a notorious IRA murder.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) last year won a legal battle to secure taped interviews with former paramilitaries contained in the Boston College Belfast Project that specifically referred to the killing of mother of 10 Jean McConville in 1972.

But the material handed over only accounted for a small portion of the entire archive. 

Read entire article at The Irish Times

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