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'I know Mullen killed tragic Ciara'

Liam Mullen
Liam Mullen

It is a well-known Irish tradition to never “speak ill of the dead”.

However, I found myself unable to adopt this approach when I learned on Friday of the death of Dundalk man Liam Mullen, while he was in custody in Dundalk Garda Station. 

In February of 1997, Mullen murdered young Ciara Breen in Dundalk town and has – during the intervening 20 years and despite repeated heartfelt pleas from her distraught mother – refused to give up the location of her body.

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