The State did Elaine O’Hara proud, in the end

Elaine O’Hara was a troubled woman. Vulnerable and lacking in self-confidence, she was taken advantage of by Graham Dwyer, in order to fulfil his sick fantasies.

The State did Elaine O’Hara proud, in the end

She felt worthless, and because of her own psychological problems she sought in bizarre situations the things she felt she needed.

However, there is a positive in this story, beside her murderer being caught and convicted.

It’s that in death Elaine O’Hara was given dignity.

The Gardaí, legal profession and a host of other bodies, working with modern technology, granted her dignity in the way they tirelessly pursued their investigation.

Tommy Roddy

Lower Salthill


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