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mickey's pledge Mickey Harte says he won't 'go away' as fight for justice for Michaela continues

Harte says Mauritian authorities have a an 'out of sight out of mind' approach


Mickey Harte is determined to get justice for his daughter

Mickey Harte is determined to get justice for his daughter

Mickey Harte is determined to get justice for his daughter

Louth GAA boss Mickey Harte has spoken of his determination to bring the murderers of his daughter, Michaela, to justice.

In a podcast with the Ulster Herald, he spoke of his frustration that no one has yet been prosecuted for the murder of Michaela (27) while she was on her honeymoon with fiancé John McAreavey in Mauritius in 2011.

During the course of the conversation, Mr Harte said the fact that those who murdered his daughter were still at large was "not good enough".

Two staff members at the hotel John and Michaela were staying in at the time did stand trial for the murder, however they were both acquitted.

Opening up on he and his family's fight for justice, Mr Harte said he believed Mauritian authorities have an "out of sight out of mind" approach to the investigation and are hoping "it will go away".

He added: “John, I know for sure, and our family, we want to make sure that it doesn't go away.

"We want to keep bringing it up, if it has to be done from time to time.

"We want to bring it into the public domain because we want those public authorities out there to know that we are not happy with what they have done since Michaela was murdered and that is the simple fact of the matter.

"She was murdered in their jurisdiction and they have not yet held anybody responsible for it so that people that did that are still walking about and that's not good enough."

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