Sunday 24 September 2017

Hearts go out to victims

Every sudden death moves and saddens. But few could ever have such a shocking effect as yesterday's Tuam tragedy on a family, a town, a wider community, a whole country.

A father and two little girls -- one two years old, the other a mere two months -- were out for a walk. Road conditions were perfect. So was visibility, for both motorists and pedestrians.

But then, in an instant, fate intervened and two brief lives ended.

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