Serious questions raised on Harris’ actions in several high profile cases whilst in the PSNI
People before Profit TD Brid Smith called on Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to postpone the appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner until serious questions on his role in a number of high profile cases in the North are answered.
Deputy Smith told the Dail today that Stephen Travers, the only survivor of the Miami Showband massacre, and Eugene Reavey, whose three brothers were also killed by the so called Glenane gang, were in the Dail to listen to the debate. “They desperately want the minister to postpone the appointment until Drew Harris answers questions they have in relation to the murder of their loved ones and the allegations of state collusion in them” said deputy Smith.
The TD also invited the Justice Minister and Drew Harris to meet with survivors and relatives at an event to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the show band massacre later this month.
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