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KCLR Live: “He Kept Stabbing and Stabbing… His Eyes Never Moved”

Mental health services under the spotlight as local woman recalls how her husband was stabbed in a random attack in the city and his attacker had sought help earlier that day in the Dept of Psychiatry at St Luke's

Kilkenny woman Margaret O’Brien spoke to KCLR Live about how her husband, Simon, was stabbed in an unprovoked attack at Market Cross in the city in 2016.

The man who attacked Margaret’s husband was found not guilty by reason of insanity… she explains how Ger Dowling had walked into the Dept of Psychiatry in St Luke’s in Kilkenny the morning that he stabbed her husband and looked for help. His family had also asked gardai to arrest Dowling as they were so worried about his state of mind..