Amy Molloy A mother-of-five has complained to gardaí after a man threatened her over the phone, saying “you and your autistic kids will get their heads bashed in...
I'm going to bash the autism out of them.” Wayne O'Connor Communications Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the appointment of Independent News & Media Group Editor-in-Chief Stephen Rae to the European Commission's expert group to tackle the issue of fake news.
For many locals, the verdict hadn't diluted their sense of anger or the loss.
"Of course we're angry," a man standing outside Flynn's Bar said.
"Once he was inside he put on surgical gloves and went to work bating them with shovels and sticks," Dunne said.Behind him, Tammy Brannen, a divorced accountant, stared too, as her mother, Janice Pigue, collapsed on her arm and wept.“This isn’t a victory,” says Tammy, “because I don’t have my daughter back.Cawley then saw Tom lying in his bed, he picked up Tom's walking stick and, in his own words, "started lashing out".He left the house an hour later and returned to Newport Road B&B.
They kept themselves to themselves, but their presence seemed to permeate the community; everyone in the town talks about them with a level of familial protectiveness and affection.