Tuesday January 28, 2020

Knife crime cuts deep

A series of stabbings has highlighted the extent of knife crime in this country, but dealing with it effectively is proving difficult for gardai, writes John Burke, Public Affairs Correspondent

22nd August, 2009

This day last week these hocking events that took place in Cuala Grove, Bray, Co Wicklow, began to unfold. Gardaí who arrived at the scene of a frenzied knife attack found one young man, Sebastian Creane, already dead and his girlfriend and his brother seriously injured. Later that day, they found another body in the back garden of the Creane family home.

As the week wore on, details of the tragedy emerged. Creane, a...

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