Belfast Telegraph

Friday 31 July 2015

Kincora Boys' Home scandal: journalist Peter McKenna dies

Published 02/01/2014 | 01:30

The journalist who exposed the sex abuse scandal at the Kincora boys' home in east Belfast has died.

Peter McKenna, who was in his late 60s, passed away in Royal Victoria Hospital yesterday.

The Belfast reporter's story of 1980 revealing an Establishment cover-up of abuse rocked Northern Ireland and led to the conviction of three paedophiles.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph