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Eileen McKeown (left) and Mary Corr, family members of Ballymurphy massacre victim Joseph Corr, watch Brandon Lewis last week announce plans to end all prosecutions related to the Troubles before 1998. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA

Eileen McKeown (left) and Mary Corr, family members of Ballymurphy massacre victim Joseph Corr, watch Brandon Lewis last week announce plans to end all prosecutions related to the Troubles before 1998. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA

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Jeffrey Donaldson responding to a statement by Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis in the House of Commons, London, addressing the legacy of Northern Ireland's past

Jeffrey Donaldson responding to a statement by Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis in the House of Commons, London, addressing the legacy of Northern Ireland's past

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Eileen McKeown (left) and Mary Corr, family members of Ballymurphy massacre victim Joseph Corr, watch Brandon Lewis last week announce plans to end all prosecutions related to the Troubles before 1998. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA

Democratic Unionist Party leader Jeffrey Donaldson has asked the Irish Government to bring forward proposals to deal with Troubles-related legacy cases in the Republic of Ireland.

It comes amid continued anger among victims’ groups and politicians from across the political divide in Northern Ireland, over plans by the British government for a statute of limitations on prosecutions and for an end to inquest and civil cases relating to Northern Ireland’s bloody past. 


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