316. Deputy Eoghan Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will make direct contact with persons (details supplied) in Dublin 6; if she will provide details of the investigation of a case. [3800/15]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): As the Deputy will be aware, Mr. Dominic McGinn, Senior Counsel, was appointed to carry out an independent examination of the report of the Serious Crime Review Team relating to the Garda investigation into the death of Fr. Niall Molloy. Mr McGinn has provided a report to my Department which is being considered in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General, including in relation to the question of its publication. This consultation is ongoing.
Correspondence has also issued to the person referred to from my Department in relation to concerns which he raised, including in relation to Freedom of Information requests. I will make further contact with the relatives of Fr. Molloy when the consultations to which I have referred are concluded.