“The rule of law exists to protect everyone”

Law Society of Ireland expresses concern at incidence of vigilantism in Co. Roscommon.

The Law Society of Ireland has expressed concern at the incidence of vigilantism in County Roscommon.

Director General of the Law Society of Ireland Ken Murphy said, “I would echo the comments made by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan in condemning the violent actions of vigilantes, which have led to injuries, animal deaths and very serious property damage.”

“While this is no doubt a hugely difficult and emotionally-charged situation, no one should take the law into their own hands. The rule of law exists to protect everyone, and any departure from it threatens everyone.”

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