Opinion Analysis

Friday 22 September 2017

Shane Dunphy: The all-too-modern version of big bad wolf in the woods

Shane Dunphy

Ten days ago, Larry Murphy's name was known by only a small few, but as his release date approached the furore over his release became a cause celebre in the Irish annals of violent sexual crime.

But then, it is easy to react to individuals like him in such a blase fashion when they are safely locked away.

Since his release from Arbour Hill on Thursday, Murphy has become famous in the worst sort of way: he is notorious.

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