Donegal man jailed over Mad Dog murder plot

adairA west Donegal man was today one of three men been jailed for nearly 40 years between them - for plotting the murder of Ulster loyalist Johnny 'Mad Dog' Adair.

39 year-old Anton Duffy was senteced to 17 years behind bars - he cousin Martin Hughes and another man, Paul Sands were also jailed.

The three were convicted in Glasgow last month of conspiring to kill Adair and his right-hand man, Sam McCrory.

Two other men found guilty of organised crime charges also received prison sentences.