December 1999: Independent
Commission of Inquiry >>>
Justice for the Forgotten welcomes the establishment of the first official
investigation into the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings. Justice for
the Forgotten regards this process as the first stage in the establishment
of a properly constituted public inquiry into all aspects of this case.
by the Taoiseach
The Taoiseach, Mr. Bertie Ahern TD, announced on Sunday, 19th December,
1999 that the outgoing Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Liam Hamilton, was being
invited to undertake a thorough examination, involving fact finding and
assessment of all aspects of the Dublin, Monaghan and Dundalk bombings
and their sequel.
October 1999: Response
to Taoiseach's Dáil Reply >>>
Response to remarks made by An Taoiseach in Dail Eireann in reply to Dail
questions on the 29th September 1999.
September 1999: No
Faith in Private Inquiry >>>
The survivors and families have no faith in a private inquiry. The Government
decision contrasts sharply with the public inquiry being conducted into
the Bloody Sunday massacre in Derry.
August 1999: Justice
For The Forgotten welcomes Wilson Report >>>
Justice for the Forgotten - the relatives and victims of the Dublin and
Monaghan bomb outrages welcome the report of the Victim's Commission Mr.
John Wilson, which was published on Thursday last.
April 1999: First
meeting with Taoiseach >>>
At the first ever meeting of a Taoiseach with the families, the relatives
will press for a full Judicial Inquiry
March 1999: Crucial
New Evidence >>>
New material has come into the hands of the solicitors representing the
relatives and wounded in the last few days, which has been authenticated
as to its source. The material has been passed on the Garda authorities
and to the Taoiseach.