Ireland Secret IRA tapes

January 17, 2012 - 10:15 AM
In this photo dated Thursday Jan. 12, 2012, Helen McKendry holds a family photograph showing her mother, at home in Killyleagh, Northern Ireland. Police probing the Irish Republican Army's 1972 killing of Jean McConville, the Belfast mother of Helen McKendry and 9 other children, want to seize taped interviews with IRA members that Boston College hoped to keep locked up for posterity. Researchers fighting the handover in court next week warn that disclosure could trigger attacks against IRA veterans involved in the secrecy-shrouded project and undermine Northern Ireland's peace. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)