20/10/2014

First Minister To Meet Maíria Cahill

The First Minister is to meet with Maíria Cahill, over claims that major republicans are involved in a cover-up of sexual abuse.

Ms Cahill has alleged that she was raped by a suspected IRA member and that the organisation subsequently interrogated her about the crime.

Peter Robinson has praised Ms Cahill for waiving her right to anonymity, describing her as "incredibly courageous".

It is understood Ms Cahill is also due to meet with the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to discuss her allegations.

(MH/CD)

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