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    Seamus McKendry
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    1841314730
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    Blackwater Press (2000)
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Jean McConville (née Murray; 7 May 1934 – December 1972) was a woman from Belfast, Northern Ireland, who was kidnapped and murdered by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA).

Jean McConville (née Murray; 7 May 1934 – December 1972) was a woman from Belfast, Northern Ireland, who was kidnapped and murdered by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) and illicitly buried in County Louth in the Republic of Ireland in 1972 after being wrongly accused by the IRA of passing information to British forces. In 1999, the IRA acknowledged that it had killed McConville and eight others of the "Disappeared"

Jean McConville was not the only person to "disappear" during the Troubles, but hers was one of the most . Image caption Widow Jean McConville, pictured here on the left, was survived by 10 children when she was abducted and murdered

Jean McConville was not the only person to "disappear" during the Troubles, but hers was one of the most high-profile cases. Image caption Widow Jean McConville, pictured here on the left, was survived by 10 children when she was abducted and murdered. Jean McConville was not the only person to be murdered and secretly buried during Northern Ireland's Troubles, but her case has been one of the most high-profile. The mother-of-10, a Protestant, was originally from east Belfast and converted to Catholicism after marrying Arthur McConville. After being intimidated out of east Belfast, the family moved to west Belfast and set up home in the Divis flats on the Falls Road.

Alongside her husband, Seamus, McKendry has long insisted that one-time Belfast IRA . Adams' arrest brings to seven the number of people questioned so far over what happened to Jean McConville in 1972 – the bloodiest year of the Northern Irish Troubles.

Adams' arrest brings to seven the number of people questioned so far over what happened to Jean McConville in 1972 – the bloodiest year of the Northern Irish Troubles. But if the Boston College archive and the testimonies do not stand up in court as evidence, and if police do not prosecute Adams, McKendry said she would be prepared to take civil legal action.

Jean McConville 80th birthday would have been on Wednesday the 7 May 2014 . Families of the Disappeared still missing include Brendan Mcgraw, Columba McVeigh, Joe Lynskey, Kevin McKee, Seamus Wright, Seamus Ruddy and Robert Nairac

Jean McConville 80th birthday would have been on Wednesday the 7 May 2014, she would have been 80. The Rev David Clements who has a long association with WAVE officiated and attended the ceremony along with other Families of the Disappeared who were there to support the McConville family. Families of the Disappeared still missing include Brendan Mcgraw, Columba McVeigh, Joe Lynskey, Kevin McKee, Seamus Wright, Seamus Ruddy and Robert Nairac. Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains Appeal for information regarding the Disappeared. Confidential free-phone number: +800-55585500 or send information by post to

The killing of Jean McConville is among the most notorious of the Troubles.

The killing of Jean McConville is among the most notorious of the Troubles. The 37-year-old widow was dragged from her west Belfast home in front of her children in December 1972 and bundled into a van. She became one of the Disappeared - people who were abducted, murdered and secretly buried by the IRA during the Troubles. In the witness box on Monday, Mr Adams repeatedly rejected allegations he was part of the IRA's Belfast Brigade when Mrs McConville was murdered. Image caption Ten children were orphaned when the IRA murdered Jean McConville in 1972.

Legal action: Murder victim Jean McConville's daughter Helen McKendry . Seamus Wright: Was murdered by his IRA colleagues in 1972 accused of being a British army agent.

Legal action: Murder victim Jean McConville's daughter Helen McKendry (left, with a picture of her mother) says the family will sue Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, who is being questioned by police over the 1972 murder. A spokesman for Downing Street said: 'The UK Government continues to urge the Libyan authorities to engage with UK citizens affected by Gaddafi-sponsored terrorism. Seamus Ruddy: Teacher working in Paris in 1985 when he went missing, aged 32, thought to be killed by members of the INLA.

Funeral of Jean McConville. Disappeared McKendry. IRA Templetown/McKendry. Gerry Adams Faces Further Questions Over Jean McConville Murder.

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