Wednesday 21 February 2018

I really despair that my dad had to endure this dreadful ordeal

Carla Horan

On July 28, 2011, my dad was badly beaten. I was asleep at the time. I awoke to a living nightmare.

After a frantic rush to get to the hospital, I arrived to meet a bloody, battered, and bewildered version of my dad at Kerry General Hospital.

The assault had happened after midnight. It was dark and he was walking home after socialising with pals.

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