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We can elect politicians to change and enforce the law

Published 21/12/2008 | 00:00

TOUGH JUSTICE: Detective Sergeant Jim 'Lugs' Branigan, unusually behind a typewriter
TOUGH JUSTICE: Detective Sergeant Jim 'Lugs' Branigan, unusually behind a typewriter

A MAN stabbed to death in Galway. A woman bludgeoned with a brick in Howth. Staff locked at gunpoint into a strongroom in Wicklow. A young woman murdered in Ranelagh on Wednesday night.

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Some said last week that you are less likely to suffer deadly violence in Ireland than in many other countries. But it does not feel that way.

Ireland is a small island. We do not have to be stumped when it comes to enforcing the law, and doing so fairly across every social class.

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