Saturday October 24, 2020

SBP editorial: Violence casts shadow over holiday season

20th August, 2017
The scene of the double murder in Ballymun in Dublin last week Pic: RollingNews.ie

August is the high point of the holiday season. But the terrible violence that has been seen in Ballymun, Barcelona, Finland and Charlottesville has cast a shadow over people’s everyday lives.

There are extremists hoping to cause fear and division. In the main, they are focusing their attacks on the landmark cities in Europe: Paris, Brussels, Berlin, London, Manchester and now Barcelona.

Their very familiarity – there are so many Irish people who...

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