Case against republican accused of Omagh bomb likely to proceed

Seamus DalyThe case against a republican accused of killing 29 people in the Omagh bomb is likely to proceed, the high court in Northern Ireland heard today.

Doubts had been raised over whether the murder charges against Seamus Daly would be maintained. But a judge was told the test for continuing with the prosecution is now expected to be met.

A final decision will be confirmed next week.

Michael Gallagher, whose son Aidan was killed in the atrocity, was in the High Court today, says they remain cautious: