A place to lay their heads

A place to lay their heads

Last week, a 42 year old homeless man – Jonathan Corrie – was found frozen to death near Leinster House: the Irish Parliament buildings. His lonely death has sparked outrage and debate in Dublin about the provision of services for the homeless. Continue reading

The Tragic Tale of Frank O’Brien

The Tragic Tale of Frank O’Brien

The detective in charge – Leo McKenna – soon discovered that Frank O’Brien had been admitted to the Mont Park Hospital for the Insane after killing his then wife Clara. Purely by happenstance, their six children were spared. How did he come to this? Although Frank O’Brien’s educational and employment success might have been seen as an Irish-Australian success story, there were early signs that all was not well with him. Continue reading