The Mullaghmore outrage, the four innocents killed and the missed scoop

I was dispatched to Mullaghmore Co Sligo on August 27 1979 to report back on the murder of Lord Mountbatten, Baroness Brabourne, Lord Mountbatten’s grandson Nicholas Knatchbull and young Paul Maxwell. It was a difficult workplace. Security was very, very tight. Information was scarce. We were left, essentially, writing colour. Sometimes, it’s your imagination that … Continue reading The Mullaghmore outrage, the four innocents killed and the missed scoop