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noah's army Noah Donohoe's mum Fiona hits out at PSNI over potential prosecution for memory walk

Online supporters of Fiona and Niamh have branded the timing of the PSNI's actions as 'questionable'

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Fiona Donohoe (L)  the mother of Belfast schoolboy Noah, and her sister Niamh (R), have urged the PSNI to release "all the information" relating to Noah's death

Fiona Donohoe (L) the mother of Belfast schoolboy Noah, and her sister Niamh (R), have urged the PSNI to release "all the information" relating to Noah's death

Fiona Donohoe (L) the mother of Belfast schoolboy Noah, and her sister Niamh (R), have urged the PSNI to release "all the information" relating to Noah's death

The mother of tragic schoolboy Noah Donohoe has said she has been interviewed by police following a walk in support of her son through Belfast.

Fiona Donohoe took to Twitter to say she must present herself at Musgrave PSNI station on Friday to be questioned about the walk which followed Noah’s last known movements.

Mystery still surrounds events which led to the death of Noah.

On March 28 last year, campaigners including Noah’s mother and aunt marched through Belfast to highlight their quest for answers into the death of the 14-year-old St Malachy’s pupil.

She wrote: ‘Friday 4th March ..Musgrave POLICE STATION from 3pm...

'@NiamhDonohoe78 and I being interviewed for prosecution for " Parade to Cavehill from City centre."

‘Niamh and I were going for walk on Noah's Route ..Which he should have taken..past the blind spot of CCTV on Royal Ave.’

She added: ‘A few people took that scenic route of their own accord on that day past CCTV on Royal Avenue ..It should be in on record on THAT 180 METRE people just walking..Exactly as it should be on record that Noah was JUST CYCLING.’

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Noah Donohoe

On a Facebook page called MyNoah Donohoe, set up to support Fiona and her sister Niamh in their fight for answers, a post read: ‘On Friday 4th March at 3pm Fiona and Niamh Donohoe will attend Musgrave Police Station to commence the first set of interviews into alleged breaches of the: Public Prosecutions (NI) Act 1998. The Health Protection (Corona Virus, Restrictions) (NI) 2020.

‘The only people in hundreds of people in attendance at the “White Line Show of Support” to be investigated.’

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The statement continued: ‘Alarmingly, the alleged procession took place along the same route Noah Donohoe SHOULD have taken on that fateful day, Sunday 21st June 2020; which includes a 180m stretch of highly surveilled road on Royal Ave which the Donohoes have never received and to their knowledge no legal or professional person has ever seen either.

‘The timing of the PSNI pre-interview disclosure and intention to proceed with a criminal investigation into Noah’s mother Fiona and Aunt Niamh is not only intimidating but questionable; why did they wait a year to serve it? The PSNI have clearly reverted to bullying tactics.’

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Noah Donohoe

Noah Donohoe

Last Friday Fiona and Niamh were joined by supporters as they gathered at the PSNI headquarters in Belfast.

Fiona handed over a petition to the PSNI signed by more that 288,000 in protest against a Public Interest Immunity (PII) certificate sought by police.

The certificates have traditionally been used by the authorities to protect the identity of informants.

The PSNI have previously stated they wanted the certificate in order to protect what the police say is a “limited amount” of information held in police files surrounding Noah’s death.

Speaking at the event, and of the contents of the files, Fiona said: "Whatever it says, for Noah, we need to know - we're not going to give up.

"We will try everything to stop this public interest immunity going forward.”

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