The Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is understood to have said that his brother should hand himself over to the authorities to answer allegations of sexual abuse.
It is understood that an arrest warrant was issued for Liam Adams a year ago.
The warrant was issued for failing to appear at a preliminary court hearing in Belfast to answer questions about alleged sexual offences
The offences include indecent assault, rape and gross indecency.
Well done Gerry !!