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A Clare voice in the ‘fear and unease’ of Sydney

The Bondi Junction shopping centre attack in Sydney on Saturday has created a huge “sense of fear and unease” in the city, according to a North Clare Mental Health Manager who has revealed he could have been stabbed if his haircut had taken longer. Six people were killed and several others were injured in the attack, including a small child. Police shot the 40-year-old attacker dead. Niall Naughton believes the perpetrator conducted several stabbings on multiple floors of the shopping centre. “I was on Level Three. I think the first stabbings happened on Level Four. I was just moments away. If I was any longer getting my hair cut, ultimately I could have been in that situation. I probably would have been stabbed,” he said. “I consider Sydney a home away from home. It is a fantastic place to live and work. I have a really good work life balance. It is a very safe place to live. “The attack …

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