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This article from Dublin Gay Collective was printed in Apr/May 1983 following the killing of a gay man in Fairview Park and in the wake of the suspended sentences those who admitted the killing were given. The article notes that the response at the time tended to look at the ‘law and order’ aspects rather than the broader issues. A distressing insight into that time and a reflection on both how far matters have progressed since then and matters unresolved.