Murdered woman's sister appeals for stronger laws

The Government is being asked to strengthen the law regarding violence against women.

The Government is being asked to strengthen the law regarding violence against women.

The call comes from the sister of a murdered woman, who is attending a vigil in Co Louth today.

Irene White, a mother of three, was murdered on Good Friday two years ago at her home in Dundalk.

A total of 126 women have met violent deaths in the Republic since 1996.

Irene White's sister Anne wants the Government to take action to improve legislation.

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