Family of Fr Niall Molloy renew calls for commission of investigation

The family of a murdered priest that was formerly based in St Anne’s Parish in Sligo is renewing its appeal for a commission of investigation into the unsolved crime.


This day 37 years ago, Fr Niall Molloy was violently killed in Richard and Theresa Flynn’s mansion in Clara, Co Offaly.


The government has ruled out a commission of investigation – saying it’s unlikely to establish what happened.


Fr Molloy’s nephew, Bill Maher, strongly disagrees with the government: