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Paul Williams: How a father's bravery and the full force of the law brought Dundons' reign of terror to an end

But budget cuts have now made it harder for gardai to tackle crime, writes Paul Williams

Paul Williams

Published 14/08/2013 | 05:00

John, Wayne and Dessie Dundon in prison with their father Kenneth Dundon (second from left)
John, Wayne and Dessie Dundon in prison with their father Kenneth Dundon (second from left)

OVER a seven-year period, John Dundon and his brothers waged the equivalent of a terrorist campaign in Limerick.

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They were directly linked to most of the 20 gangland murders and many more were injured and maimed.

Dundon's conviction for the murder of an innocent man yesterday was a good day for law enforcement and an even better one for the people of Limerick.

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