FAMILY IN EIGHT-YEAR PLEA FOR CLOSURE

23 October 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Patsy McArdle

A Border family made an eighth anniversary plea last weekend for help from the public in bringing members of a gang to justice which, they claim, was responsible for the brutal killing of 21-year-old Paul Quinn at a shed in Co. Monaghan, about three miles from his home at Cullyhanna in South Armagh.

Quinn was lured to the shed at Tullycoora near Oram, Castleblayney, where he was set upon by a group of men with cudgels and iron bars and had several bones broken in the half-hour attack which proved fatal.

He was taken in a semi-conscious state to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda where he died two hours later.

Quinn’s parents, Breege and Stephen, have consistently claimed that some members of the IRA in South Armagh were responsible for their son’s murder.

The family also claimed the attack was the …

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