Irish Republican Army (IRA) Statement about the death of Eugene McQuaid on 5 October 1974, (released 13 April 2006)
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Text of Irish Republican Army (IRA) Statement about the death of Eugene McQuaid on 5 October 1974, (released 13 April 2006)
"On October 5 1974 Eugene McQuaid was killed as the result of an explosion, near the border at Newry.
The leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann was asked by the McQuaid family to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Eugene McQuaid.
Our investigation has found that:
The IRA leadership offers its sincere apologies to the McQuaid family for the death of Eugene and for the heartache and trauma that our actions have caused."
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