In pictures: McGeough released from prison

Gerry McGeough has been released from Maghaberry Prison after serving two years of his sentence for his part in an IRA murder plot, more than 30 years ago.

The former IRA man was given a 20-year sentence after the attempted murder OF Samuel Brush who is now a Dungannon councillor.

However, under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement, McGeough qualified to apply for early release after serving a minimum of two years and he was recently recommended for early release by the Sentence Review Commissioners.

Mr Brush who was then a part-time soldier was wounded in the attack but returned fire with his personal protection weapon, and wounded the gunman.