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Funeral of Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon to be held

Mourners will gather today to pay their respects to the late Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing.

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Adams offers 'sincere condolences' to Conlon family

Gerry Adams paid tribute to Gerry Conlon, who has died aged 60. Credit: PA

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams expressed his shock and sadness at the news.

"Gerry and his father Giuseppe were two of the most infamous examples of miscarriages of justice by the British political and judicial system," Mr Adams said.

"Their story was told graphically in the film In The Name Of The Father.

"To his family and friends I want to extend my sincere condolences."

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