(From Irish Independent)
A GROUP of possibly 10 men, including a garda and a teacher, are being investigated over the abuse and maltreatment of a 14-year-old boy.
This horrifying case has only come to light because the boy's mother, in a fit of maternal worry, decided to check her son's mobile phone messages.
What she found sent her running to the gardai, who, thankfully, acted quickly.
This story brings to the fore many fears that lie below the surface in our modern society.
We fear the monsters and predators who walk in our midst.
We fear the brave new world that technology opens up and that we struggle to control. …