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    Liveline Thursday 23 January 2014



    Judge Anthony Halpin, sitting in Tallaght District Court, said he was seriously concerned about a “total breakdown” of social order in the area. He says the Civil Defence may have to be called in to assist the Gardai. So is Tallaght a no go area? The Liveline listeners discuss

    Rob's son was the victim of the "king hit" phenomenon in Australia. He was put in a coma for 8 days following the unprovoked assault. Half of Cillians family live in Australia and they haven't encountered this type of violence. Joe discusses unprovoked assaults.  

    Donal is a farmer in Tallaght, he says they have a real problem with dogs attacking sheep there. On one occasion 13 sheep were killed within an hour.



    Crime in Tallaght

    Reaction to a judge's comments that crime in Tallaght is out of control


    Street violence in Australia

    Rob, Cormac and Cillian know all about Australian street violence


    Dogs & sheep

    A plea from Donal - keep all dogs under control


    Hotel booking

    A follow-up to Grainne's story yesterday


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