GUBU 40 years on: The summer of terror that still haunts Irish society
June 03 2022 02:30 AM
It felt like nobody was safe: a mad man was murdering people randomly, outdoors, in broad daylight, in the most savage manner possible. And somehow, he was getting away with it. Anyone who lived through the summer of 1982 will never forget the air of palpable tension and atmosphere of near panic.
It led every TV and radio bulletin and swamped the newspaper pages, with people clamouring for every latest update on the case.