Sunday 21 January 2018

How crime has spread from capital to rural idylls

Paul Williams

THE first time a community realises that it has a serious crime problem is when gangsters begin shooting and murdering each other.

The fact that two men who went to Ballyjamesduff to collect a drug debt have disappeared and are feared dead has probably not come as a shock to the decent people of south Cavan.

For the past 10 years or so Dublin criminals have been moving to largely rural counties to keep themselves at a safe distance from the action back home.

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