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'The state has a duty to protect us': Does our bail system need to be reformed?

Former Dublin Lord Mayor Nial Ring has described Ireland’s bail system as a “complete joke”.   The Independent councillor made the comments after Ms Justice Mary Ellen Ring also called on the State to do “something about bail” at a recent hearing.  This all comes after a teenager who received bail for allegedly attacking two British tourists was brought back to court four days later over another alleged offence.    Andrea was joined by listeners to discuss... 

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11.45 20 Sep 2023


'The state has a duty to protect us': Does our bail system need to be reformed?


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Former Dublin Lord Mayor Nial Ring has described Ireland’s bail system as a “complete joke”.  

The Independent councillor made the comments after Ms Justice Mary Ellen Ring also called on the State to do “something about bail” at a recent hearing. 

This all comes after a teenager who received bail for allegedly attacking two British tourists was brought back to court four days later over another alleged offence.   

Andrea was joined by listeners to discuss... 


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