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If tragedies like those of last week are to be avoided, vulnerable people need to know that help is available, and concerned relatives must take action

20th November, 2010

The brutal killing of four young children and two young women, in two separate incidents last week, shocked the country.

When news broke last Tuesday that a 43-yearold father had died in a collision in Ballycotton, Co Cork, and his daughters were subsequently found strangled in the family home, it was difficult to digest.

Just hours later, another gruesome scene unfolded when the bodies of Sarah Hines, 25, her friend Alicia Brough, 21, and Hines’...

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