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The Maamtrasna Murders City of Books

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Five murders, three executions, one moving speech from the gallows... The Maamtrasna murders were sparked by a blood feud in 19th century Ireland. The trial caused an international sensation

Professor Margaret Kelleher of University College Dublin and Mr Justice Peter Kelly, president of Ireland's High Court, discuss the case and its political context.

For more on Margaret Kelleher’s book follow the link:
https://www.ucdpress.ie/display.asp?isbn=9781910820421&

Presenter: Martina Devlin

Five murders, three executions, one moving speech from the gallows... The Maamtrasna murders were sparked by a blood feud in 19th century Ireland. The trial caused an international sensation

Professor Margaret Kelleher of University College Dublin and Mr Justice Peter Kelly, president of Ireland's High Court, discuss the case and its political context.

For more on Margaret Kelleher’s book follow the link:
https://www.ucdpress.ie/display.asp?isbn=9781910820421&

Presenter: Martina Devlin

35 min

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