Thursday 19 April 2018

Tragedy could lead to profound consequences

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Editorial

Editorial

Patrick Enright's grief is beyond words.

Four years ago his wife Mary Enright (nee Walsh) was killed in a head-on collision, a crash which also claimed the life of schoolboy Robert Stoker. Adding to his untold grief and that of Mary's parents and siblings, was the fact that Mary was 34 weeks pregnant with a baby girl, later named Mollie, at the time of the accident.

Mr Enright has now brought a constitutional challenge seeking to have Mollie's death recorded as a full road traffic death even though she died before she was born.

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