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Superintendent Liam Geraghty speaks to the media outside Mitchelstown Garda Station in Co Cork yesterday

Superintendent Liam Geraghty speaks to the media outside Mitchelstown Garda Station in Co Cork yesterday

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Superintendent Liam Geraghty speaks to the media outside Mitchelstown Garda Station in Co Cork yesterday

With devastating familiarity, the shrill ring of the telephone brings news of tragedy and disbelief and a community is, once again, shaken to its very core.

Amid the horrific circumstances of violence and sudden death, neighbours and friends spring into action, finding ways to rally round and provide vital comfort for those left behind to grieve.

Helpless shock gives way to bustle and the organisation of practicalities, with the arrangement of funerals. Covid has made all this so much harder.


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