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Here's what people thought of TV3's crime documentary about Limerick

The one-hour show was on tonight, hosted by Donal McIntyre.

Image: TV3 via Facebook

TV3′S BREAKING CRIME series visited Limerick for its first episode tonight, but before it had even aired it was being criticised.

Television presenter and former Mr World, Kamal Ibrahim, criticised the show on his Facebook page, though noted “there are many talented people working at TV3″.

Early today, TV3 said it had only received two complaints, one from Ibrahim. It also noted that neither of the two had actually seen the programme. The show is presented by Donal MacIntyre.

People took to Twitter to tweet their thoughts as the show aired tonight.

Some thought it wasn’t balanced enough:

 

But others were happy with the show:

And a couple thought a certain Limerick duo would be best to tackle the subject…

Next week, Breaking Crime will visit Dublin as part of its examination of the factors that lead younger people to get involved in crime.

Read: TV3 crime documentary criticised for portrayal of Limerick by former Mr World>

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