Right to die is as important as the right to life
Published 03/01/2016 | 02:30
When it comes to Christmas busy season, we tend to think of those hideous sales which feature skangers boxing the head off each other for a cheap telly.
But as I was passing Mount Jerome cemetery the other day, the cars were double-parked as people gathered to pay a visit to their loved ones in the grave. It's a time when we remember those who went too soon - and also those who didn't go soon enough.
I was thinking about this when I read the Indo interview with Tom Curran the other day. Curran is the doughty partner of Marie Fleming, Ireland's highest-profile campaigner for assisted suicide.