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McCann, P.

Sean McKernan

Location: Belfast

Photo Date: 1984

Women lead procession at the funeral of Paul McCann, shot by RUC in Lenandoon aged 20 in June 1984.

Paul McCann was killed in disputed circumstances June 15th 1984 during an RUC raid on a flat in Lenadoon at which Gino Gallagher was arrested and charged with incitement to murder, following the death of RUC constable Michael Todd. Paul McCann was from the Lower Falls, brother of Fra McCann, later Sinn Fein councillor to Belfast City Council.