Who Are We?

Who are behind Sallins Inquiry Now

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.

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

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….


Campaign Patrons

We would like to thank the following for consenting to act as patrons for the campaign:

Patrons: Christy Moore • Cormac Ó Dulacháin • Denis J Halliday • Donal Lunny • Donal O’Kelly •  James Mac Guill • Judge Pat McCartan • Keith Donald • Leila Doolan •Michael Farrell • Paddy Hayes • Paula Meehan • Prof Dermot PJ Walsh • Raymond Keane.