Tag Archives | crime in Ireland
They whispered in dark corners and went out late at night and conspired and conspired but the emperor Claudius knew they were up to something.
I’m still a busy little bee working away and retagging old posts. I’m now up to September 2006. That’s only […]
Posted on 8 July 2010 | By Fence | 2 responses
This morning, as I walked to work, I happened to glance at the headline of my Metro Family anger at […]
Posted on 4 October 2007 | By Fence | 6 responses
I apologise for posting so much nothingness and links today, but dude! Samurai swords! Two men have been arrested in […]
Posted on 1 June 2007 | By Fence | 2 responses
It matters what we journalists do. If I didn’t think my work made a difference, I’d probably give it up
Today marks the tenth anniversary of the death of Veronica Guerin. For those of you who don’t know Guerin was […]
Posted on 26 June 2006 | By Fence | 5 responses
“Gravity is a cruel and unpredictable mistress, so…” “No it isn’t, it’s a constant all over the world.”
So many topics, so little inclination. Nevertheless I shall write something, about something. I could bring up the high speed […]
Posted on 8 May 2006 | By Fence | 12 responses
The whole country had learned through the heartfelt appeals by Robert’s parents, Mark and Majella, that their son feared the dark and, aware of that, a garda charged with preserving the scene asked Fr O’Donovan to pass on a message to the family if he thought it appropriate.
Fr O’Donovan recalled: “He said, ‘I was one of two gardaÃ who kept watch with Robert last night . . . I would like the parents to know that Robert wasn’t alone last night – I spoke to him all the time’; and then he concluded, ‘I just wish I had a blanket to wrap around him’.”
Posted on 15 December 2005 | By Fence | 10 responses
Went to see Veronica Guerin last week. It a film based on the true story of Veronica Guerin, a journalist […]
Posted on 18 July 2005 | By Fence
Alive in Limerick gives a synopsis of the attack on a couple, and the subsequent gang-rape of a woman in Limerick which is back in the news because of the sentencing of Stephen Barry to 21 years in prison.
Posted on 28 June 2005 | By Fence | 4 responses
Well the last few posts have mainly been about the “oh-so-exciting”  move of the blog from one location to […]
Posted on 22 June 2005 | By Fence | 4 responses
Breakingnews.ie say that young people, people in Munster and Sinn FÃ©in voters all have something in common. Can you tell what it is yet?
Posted on 14 June 2005 | By Fence
So just how out of touch with reality are the IRA
I mean they are often condemned for their vigilante style justice, what with the knee-cappings and punishment attacks etc. So, now that they are trying to improve PR with the “local” community, what do they do? Say that they have conducted an investigation, and are willing to shoot those responsible for the murder of Mr. McCartney.