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SBP editorial: State has failed to stem tide of violence

24th February, 2019

The so-called Hutch-Kinahan feud is believed to have started five years ago, and as one surveys the bleak landscape this weekend, the performance of the state and its institutions in this area can only be described as abysmal.

The collapse of the trial of Patrick Hutch for the murder of David Byrne last week, due ostensibly to the death of an investigating garda, has thrown up a fresh set of questions about the ability of...

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