Hearts go out to victims
Every sudden death moves and saddens. But few could ever have such a shocking effect as yesterday's Tuam tragedy on a family, a town, a wider community, a whole country.
A father and two little girls -- one two years old, the other a mere two months -- were out for a walk. Road conditions were perfect. So was visibility, for both motorists and pedestrians.
But then, in an instant, fate intervened and two brief lives ended.