Chairman's Initial Statement

Sir Michael Morland, 19th April '05

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What's New

18 / 05 / 2011
The Rosemary Nelson Inquiry Report
The Rosemary Nelson Inquiry Report will be published on Monday 23 May 2011 on

07 / 05 / 2009
Closing oral submissions by Counsel to the Inquiry
These will now begin on Monday 22nd June at 10.15 am and will finish on Wednesday 24th June 2009...

Welcome to the Rosemary Nelson Inquiry website

This is the website for the independent public inquiry into the murder in 1999 of Rosemary Nelson, a solicitor from Lurgan in Northern Ireland. The Inquiry was announced by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Rt Hon Paul Murphy MP, on 16 November 2004.



The Rosemary Nelson Inquiry Report, published on 23 May 2011, is available online.
Click here to access the Report.


Terms of Reference

“ To inquire into the death of Rosemary Nelson with a view to determining whether any wrongful act or omission by or within the Royal Ulster Constabulary, Northern Ireland Office, Army or other state agency facilitated her death or obstructed the investigation of it, or whether attempts were made to do so; whether any such act or omission was intentional or negligent; whether the investigation of her death was carried out with due diligence; and to make recommendations.”