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2 May 2002 Edition

Appalling ignorance

2 May 2002

Jim McDaid's remarks on the motives of people who commit suicide (he called them "selfish bastards") were a disgrace, given that the Fianna Fáil man is a doctor and should know better. His comments are more harmful because they were made when he was a serving minister. Free article

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