Thursday 17 August 2017

Willie O'Dea: Conviction of Shane's killer is just the start

Gardai must get the resources they need until all those involved are put behind bars, writes Willie O'Dea

'The real Limerick is represented by Shane Geoghegan, not by the people who killed him." With these well-chosen and heartfelt words Eoghan Prendergast, the president of Shane's rugby club Garryowen, spoke for the people of Limerick.

Over three years on from the horrific and brutal slaying of Shane Geoghegan, we are beginning to see justice done.

I stress the word: beginning. While the conviction of the man who pulled the trigger has been understandably welcomed, the reality is that all of 'the people who killed' Shane have yet to be brought to justice.

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