Tuesday 27 June 2017

Sir - The recent brutal murder of an innocent man shocked all decent people throughout Ireland and has prompted further calls for a clampdown on organised crime.

Sir - The recent brutal murder of an innocent man shocked all decent people throughout Ireland and has prompted further calls for a clampdown on organised crime.

The fact this man was not the intended victim doesn't render the crime any less heinous. No human being deserves to have his/her life cut short by murder.

But I despair when I read of, or listen to, widespread condemnation of gangland murders while knowing that many of those who shake their heads in disgust and horror will not report criminal activity to the gardai.

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