Pockets of deprivation, poverty and crime bring shame on us all
It sometimes looks as if we have to learn to live with the persistent problem of crime. Some parts of our cities continue to be seen as no-go areas.
Recently, I spoke to some Dubliners, who told me that it was not safe to walk at night beyond Upper O'Connell Street.
Barefaced, gang-inspired turf warfare leads to regular killings.