Who Are We and our Patrons?
Sallins Inquiry Now is a campaign directed by members of the family of Osgur Breatnach.
The campaign aims are supported by Nicky Kelly and Brian McNally, who were tortured and framed alongside Osgur.
Above are only some of the broad international spectrum of legal, political, human rights, trade unionists, religious figures, artists and personalities concerned about the case….
We would like to thank the following for consenting to act as patrons for the campaign:
Denis J Halliday. Ex- UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq. Ex- UN Deputy Resident Representative to Singapore for UN Development Programme. Economics, Geography and Public Administration MA. Recipient Gandhi International Peace Award.
Christy Moore. Singer, musician, songwriter.
Cormac Ó Dulacháin. Senior Counsel. B.Ed, BL, ACIArb, MII, Mediation (Harvard).
Donal Lunny, musician, producer, actor, writer, playwright.
Donal O’Kelly. Award winning actor, playwright.
James Macguill. Snr Vice- President Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE); ex-chair Anti Money Laundering Task Force; ex- President of the Law Society; chair of Criminal Law Committee of the CCBE. Nominated to serve on many Government bodies including working groups/task forces on Legal Aid, Jurisdiction of the Criminal Courts, National Crime Forum, Interviewing of Suspects, and the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board. Member of Legal Services Regulatory Authority.
Judge Pat McCartan. Ex- Circuit Court judge, ex- politician, solicitor in Sallins Case.
Keith Donald. Musician, playwright, writer.
Leila Doolan. Film Director, Producer, ex- Director Abbey Theatre, founder Director Galway Film Fleadh, ex-chairperson of the Irish Film Board.
Michael Farrell. Solicitor. Member Irish Council of State. Member European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance. Ex- internee, ex- Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association, ex-chair Irish Counsel for Civil Liberties, ex-member Irish Human Rights Commission.
Paddy Hayes. Producer, Director, Multimedia Masters Degree, BA Communications, MsC multimedia Systems, Magamedia.
Paula Meehan. Poet, playwright, Master of Fine Arts, ex- Ireland Professor of Poetry.
Prof Dermot PJ Walsh.LLB. Lawyer, author, University Lecturer. Professor of Law at Kent University. Member of the Royal Irish Academy. Former President of the Irish Association of Law Teachers. Specialises in policing, criminal procedure and EU criminal law.
Raymond Keane. Award- winning actor, writer, director, playright, Irish National Opera, Theatre Co. director.