Sallins Inquiry Now

What’s the Sallins Conspiracy Case all about?

Torture, harassment, kidnapping, corrupt trials, suppression of human rights, breaches of Irish and international laws and a continuing cover- up.


Amnesty & ICCL back inquiry call

Ireland’s two main human rights bodies, Amnesty International and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, make an historic joint statement calling for Sallins inquiry.


Award-winning Documentaries on the Cover-Up

Finne Documentary


Netflix inspired, this is an emotional powerful and honestly told story about suffering, strength, injustice and resilience.

Policed Podcasts


Irish Policing Authority member, Dr. Vicky Conway (BCL, LLM), hosts two podcasts with Osgur Breatnach, wrongfully convicted in 1978 of the Sallins Mail Train Robbery. 15,000 Hits first 7 Days.

Sallins Case march


The traumatic after-effects of the Sallins Case on the Breatnach family.
2 Million Hits * New York Festival Radio Award * Irish Music Rights Organisation Award * Law Society’s Justice Media Award.

At the Hands of the State

At the HANDS of the STATE

Faoi Lámha an Stáit

Subtitled TV documentary explaining why Amnesty International condemned Irish policing and unfair trials before the non-jury Special Criminal Court.

Growing Support

Following are some of those who have expressed concern at the injustices of the Sallins Case.

Irish Supreme Court Justice Adrian HardimanAmnesty InternationalThe Irish Council for Civil Liberties … Ex and sitting Presidents … Mary MacAleese, Mary Robinson, Michael D Higgins … Adviser to Irish Council of State, Michael Farrell … Singer/Songwriter Christy Moore … Ex UN Assistant General Secretary Dennis Halliday … Musician Donal Lunny … Law Professor Kent University Dermot Walsh … Actor Donal O’Kelly … Musician Keith Donald … Chair of European (CCBE) Criminal Law Committee, solicitor James MacGuill … Retired Judge Pat McCartan … Poet Paula Meehan … Film and TV director/producer Lelia Doolan…South African Minister and ICCL founder Kadar Asmal… Birminham Six (Hugh Callaghan, Patrick Joseph Hill, Gerard Hunter, Richard McIlkenny, William Power, John Walker)… Guildford Four (Paul Hill, Gerry Conlon, Paddy Armstrong, Carole Richardson)…ex Philippine hostage Fr. Niall O’Brien… UN consultants International Association of Democratic LawyersInternational Commission of Jurists… author MP Chris Mullen… musician Tony McMahon Irish Congress of Trade Unions Fr. Donal O’Carroll Papal Nuncio Archbishop Alibrandi… performer Mick Hanley… author Tim Pat CooganBrehon Law Society USAAfrican Commission on Human and Peoples’ RightsChristian Association for Abolition of TortureInternational Commission of Jurists, GenevaAssociation for Legal JusticeIrish Transport and General Workers’ Union Aux Bishop J. Kavanagh …… Human Rights lawyer Paul O’Dwyer USA…Irish Commission for Justice and Peace… ex-US Attorney General Ramsey Clarke…Human Rights activists Berrigan Brothers, Frs. Raymond Murray, Des Wilson… actor Niall Toibín… actor Mick Lally…actor Cyril Cusack…actor Brendan Gleeson…actress Finuala Flanagan…comedian and actor Niall Tóibín…broadcaster Gay ByrneLiberty UKCardinal O’FiaichMaitre Antoine Comte, ParisHuman Rights Watch, London … Syndicat De Magistrature Judge E Bloch … Lawyer, Le Droit DeL’Homme Paul Bykaerk … RHA Yann Goulet … MRIAI Uinseann MacEoin … Journalist Brendan O Cathaoir … Comhalachas Daon Scoil Brendan O Cearbhaill … MAC Dr Dermot McDermot
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