Leonie’s Blog

Following the death of my son Shane, I decided to become a law student and save the world. While I haven't (as yet) managed to do so, I have learned much along the way. I graduated with a law degree in 2015 as a mature(ish) student and a medico-legal MSc from the Royal College of Surgeons this year (2017).

My gorgeous, funny, son Shane (22), was named by his college lecturers 'an chroi mór' (the big heart) - he died tragically in August 2009. A mere 17 days before his death he was prescribed the anti-depressant Citalopram (Cipramil/Celexa) for a relationship break-up.

Despite the fact that Shane died in an extremely violent manner….. continue on the attached link:


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