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26 November 2010

Irish Times (Dublin), Editorial

The threat posed by organised drug gangs is reflected in lives destroyed by substance abuse and in a spate of killings that has given Dublin the unenviable status of having the highest rate of gun murder in Europe. The double shooting of cousins Glen Murphy and Mark Noonan in Finglas, last Tuesday, brought to 23 the number of gun murders so far this year, compared to 19 in 2009. At a time when activity in drug dealing has fallen because of the recession, that is a... (

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