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"Since I've been in Ireland, I've had to display my knife twice under duress"

Three men had to be hospitalised after receiving knife injuries in separate attacks within an hou...

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14.00 21 Jun 2021


"Since I've been in Ireland, I've had to display my knife twice under duress"


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14.00 21 Jun 2021


Three men had to be hospitalised after receiving knife injuries in separate attacks within an hour in Dublin over the weekend.  

It comes as recent CSO figures show that knife crime offences soared by almost 50% during lockdown.  

Neale Richmond, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Rathdown, has called for an immediate knife amnesty to get dangerous weapons off the street.  Cllr Cieran Perry, Independent Councillor Cabra-Glasnevin, Patrick Gates from the Young People at Risk Group and caller Paul gave their take. We also spoke to Richard from Texas who carries a knife for protection. 

 

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