Friday 23 February 2018

Defenceless deserve better from legal system and community

WE HAVE no words to express our dismay, our shock and our outrage at the brutal killing of two elderly men in Castlebar yesterday.

The brothers, who lived just around the corner from the constituency office of Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, just wanted to be left alone to enjoy a quiet and simple life. But their lives were ended with a level of violence which has been described as unusually brutal.

Mr Kenny spoke for all of us when he described the killings as an 'act of savagery'. Other local people reflected upon the knock-on effect of terror which such appalling crimes have on elderly people in that community and all over the country.

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