Every night, across rural Ireland, an unknown number (potentially thousands, I suspect) go through an extraordinary ritual before they go to bed. They unlock their steel gun cabinets - these are a legal requirement for holders of the 230,000 legally-held weapons in homes - and remove a shotgun and cartridges from it and bring them up to their bedroom.
The shotgun and cartridges are then placed within easy reach before the gun-owner gets into bed to...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team