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"I carry a knife all the time, everyday!"

Gardaí have seized more than 1,000 knives since the beginning of this year - and another worryin...

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16.42 12 Aug 2021


"I carry a knife all the time, everyday!"


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16.42 12 Aug 2021


Gardaí have seized more than 1,000 knives since the beginning of this year - and another worrying stat on top of that - 44% of those seizures was among 12 and 13-year-olds. 

With knife crime becoming an increasingly concerning issue, Kieran was joined by Richard, who moved over from Texas and carries a knife here in Ireland for his own protection…

Dr Morgan McMonagle, a vascular surgeon at University Hospital Waterford and Director of Trauma Training at the Royal College of Surgeons in England and Patrick Green is CEO of the Ben Kinsella Trust in the UK, also joined Kieran on the Hard Shoulder…

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