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I’m sad you killed yourself, because I really think that, if you could see the life you left behind, you would regret it. You didn’t get to see the Berlin wall fall or Ireland qualify for Italia 90. You didn’t get to see all the encyclopedias that you bought for us to one day ‘use at university’ get squashed into a CD and subsequently the internet. You have never got to hear your younger daughter’s voice – it annoys me sometimes, but it has also said some of the most amazing things when drunk. I think you would have been proud to watch your daughter do standup at the O2 and sad to see my mother watching it on her own. Then again, if you hadn’t died, I probably wouldn’t have been mad enough to become a clown for a living. I am your daughter and I am really fucking funny, just like you. But, unlike you, I’m going to stop being it for five minutes and write our story in the hope that it may help someone who didn’t get to … [Read more...] about Aisling Bea: ‘My father’s death has given me a love of men, of their vulnerability and tenderness’
Paula Fields had come down from Liverpool in about 1999 or 2000, and met Sweeney around September or October 2000. He lived at an address in north London, and she happened to be walking the streets in that area. It's accepted they had an affinity because they were both from Liverpool. She began a relationship with Sweeney and, with her drug habit and her lifestyle of choice, it attracted a bit of attention to where Sweeney was staying. Clearly he wasn't comfortable with that, because he was on the run from the police for a near murderous assault on a previous girlfriend, Delia Balmer, in 1994. Sweeney enjoyed Paula's company – this is only my interpretation – but it all got a bit too much for him. She'd steal from him, presumably to buy drugs. The dealers were coming round and Sweeney was having to fork out money, which would have annoyed him greatly. This is primarily what we consider to be the motive for the murder of Paula. … [Read more...] about The real CSI: what happens at a crime scene?