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20th September, 2015

Is it really only two and a half weeks since half the world was convulsed in grief over a single toddler called Aylan Kurdi, whose body washed up on a beach near Bodrum in Turkey?

For two days, this tiny dead three-year-old was all anyone could talk about. People cried over his plight in offices and kitchens across Ireland. His image was etched on everyone’s brain, his vulnerability compounded by the fact that he was...

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