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special edition Crime World Long Read: Davy Tweed - The monster behind the mask

The Irish rugby international was a monster and sex offender who terrorised his family and left a legacy of pain for his daughters

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Nicola Tallant, Sunday World investigations editor

Nicola Tallant, Sunday World investigations editor

Nicola Tallant, Sunday World investigations editor

A rugby legend capped for Ireland. A politician steeped in the beliefs of loyalism. A giant who claimed family values as his flag.

But behind the mask Davy Tweed was a monster and sex offender who terrorised his family and left a legacy of pain for his daughters.

This week, in a long-read special, Hugh Jordan is taking the microphone to tell you the story of Tweed – the monster behind the legend.

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