Crime has become a central problem for the current Fine Gael election campaign, something that was bound to happen with the recent accidental shooting of a taxi driver in Drogheda, the brutal murder and dismemberment of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods read more here.
Followed by the subsequent shooting in Swords and then death of 20-year-old student Cameron Blair, who was stabbed at a house party. And Two men hospitalised following a shooting outside pub in Co Clare.
As Fine Gael is the party of law and order it was only a matter of time before Taoiseach Leo Varadkar had to address the problem of crime within the country, Mr Varadkar said: that Ireland is a safe country.
Ireland has been in the mist of an active gang war since 2016.
Here is an interesting article about The Bizarre World of Ireland’s Celebrity ‘Gangsters’.
I had no idea.
Pretty shocking considering crime is going down statistically according to the last report from