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'We're been pushed to the margins' - Victim's brother on new parole reform

John Whelan, Chairperson of SAVE - Sentencing And Victim Equality, an organisation he set up after the murder of his sister Sharon and her two daughters, Zara and Nadia, he joined Kieran on The Hard Shoulder...

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18.18 10 Mar 2022


'We're been pushed to the margins' - Victim's brother on new parole reform


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18.18 10 Mar 2022


The new CEO of the Parole Board spoke to Pat Kenny a little earlier in the week. Ciairín de Buis now heads up a panel of 14 members who will review the applications of 191 murderers who are currently eligible for parole. It’s the first time a statutory board will make these decisions and ultimately decide when a convicted killer is released. But how do the victims’ families feel about this? 

John Whelan, Chairperson of SAVE - Sentencing And Victim Equality, an organisation he set up after the murder of his sister Sharon and her two daughters, Zara and Nadia, he joined Kieran on The Hard Shoulder...

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