22 episodes

True Crime Podcast, where I will be telling stories of crimes past, from murder to unexplained disappearances. I’ll be covering them all.

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    • True Crime
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

True Crime Podcast, where I will be telling stories of crimes past, from murder to unexplained disappearances. I’ll be covering them all.

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    Gallows End, Richard Burkes Story

    Gallows End, Richard Burkes Story

    In the shadow of one of history's most devastating events, the Irish Famine, lies the story of Richard Burke, a workhouse clerk from the quaint village of Clogheen, Co. Tipperary. At a time when despair and desperation gripped the nation, Burke's life unfolded amidst the backdrop of historical turmoil, leaving a legacy that would etch his name into the annals of Irish lore.
    This podcast series delves deep into the annals of the past, exploring the twists and turns of Burke's life. From his role within the somber walls of the workhouse during the Great Hunger to the complex circumstances that led to him being accused of a crime, we unravel the intricate details of his story. Richard Burke's journey from a clerk to a figure at the center of a controversial case sheds light on the shadows of human nature and the extremes of survival in times of crisis.
    The climactic moment of Burke's story leads us to a grim milestone in Irish history - his public execution. This event marked the end of an era, closing the chapter on public hangings in the country and leaving a complex legacy that continues to provoke thought and discussion today.
    Through meticulous research and a narrative that bridges the past with the present, "Gallows End, Richard Burkes Story" invites its audience to explore a story that, while firmly rooted in a specific time and place, resonates with timeless themes of justice, morality, and the human capacity to endure in the face of unimaginable challenges.
    Step into a story not only about a man and his fate but also about a country grappling with its identity amidst adversity. This is not just history; it's Richard Burke's story - a narrative that transcends time, inviting us to reflect on the echoes of our shared past.
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    • 38 min
    Unforgotten: Fiona Penders Story

    Unforgotten: Fiona Penders Story

    In the heart of Ireland, a profound mystery lingers like the morning mist over the quiet town of Tullamore. "Unforgotten: Fiona Penders Story" delves deep into her unsettling disappearance, a vibrant 25-year-old woman who vanished without a trace in August 1996. Amidst the breathtaking beauty of Tullamore, a dark tale unfolds—Fiona, seven months pregnant, disappeared into the unknown, leaving behind a family shattered by her loss and questions that have haunted everyone that knew Fiona for decades.
    This podcast reopens the chapters of a case that still require answers. Join us as we traverse the emotional landscape of Fiona's family and follow the tireless efforts of those who refuse to let Fiona's story fade into obscurity.
    We pay tribute to a young woman and her unborn child, whose lives were eclipsed too soon. As we weave through the complexities of this unsolved case, we invite listeners to reflect and maybe someones memory might be triggered. Will the shadows that have lingered over Tullamore since 1996 ever be lifted? Join us on this compelling journey, as we seek answers and honor the memory of Fiona Pender and her unborn baby.

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    • 31 min
    Behind Closed Doors: Jean Gilberts Story

    Behind Closed Doors: Jean Gilberts Story

    In the serene suburbs of Castleknock, Dublin, the tragic murder of Jean Gilbert by her husband, David Bourke, in August 2007, shocked a community and captured the attention of a nation. "Behind Closed Doors" delves deeply into this devastating event, exploring the complexity of relationships marred by control,betrayal and the ultimate act of violence within a family.
    This meticulously researched series goes beyond the surface of the crime to explore the life of Jean Gilbert—a beloved mother, accomplished professional, and vibrant member of her community, we aim to understand the intricate dynamics of Jean and David's marriage, what led to such a tragic conclusion, and the legal aftermath that ensued.
    We seek to honor the memory of Jean while also navigating the legal, psychological, and societal questions that arise from domestic violence and murder. In doing so, we strive to understand the warning signs that lead to issues of domestic instability, and the role of community awareness in preventing such tragedies.
    "Behind Closed Doors" Jean Gilberts Story" invites listeners into a narrative that challenges us to reflect on complex emotional and social issues, the nature of love and betrayal, and the paths toward healing and understanding in the aftermath of unimaginable loss.
    Join us as we give voice to Jean's story, aiming not only to tell a tale of tragedy but also to contribute to a broader conversation about preventing violence and protecting those in vulnerable situations.



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    • 33 min
    Vanished: The Philip Cairns Story

    Vanished: The Philip Cairns Story

    "Vanished: The Philip Cairns Story" is a meticulously crafted podcast dissecting the mysterious events of a single day in October 1986, when 13-year-old Philip Cairns of Rathfarnham, Dublin stepped out the door, intending to return to school after lunch and simply disappeared.
    This podcast offers a breakdown of that fateful day. Drawing on extensive research conducted into the case, it paints a vivid picture of Philip's usual routine, his route to school, the weather conditions, and all other seemingly mundane details that became vitally important in the wake of his disappearance. From the moment he left his home, to the eerie quiet that fell when he failed to return, "Vanished: The Philip Cairns Story" immerses listeners into a real-time recounting of Philip's story. Despite the myriad of search efforts that held the country in its grip, Philip was nowhere to be found, leaving a community grappling with a mystery that has remained unsolved to this day making it one of Irelands most high profile missing persons cases in the country’s history.
    So Join me as I tell you the story about the day Philip Cairns suddenly vanished and all that has happened since that day.

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    • 39 min
    Shadows over the Kingdom: Moss Moores Tragic End

    Shadows over the Kingdom: Moss Moores Tragic End

    In this episode “Shadows over the Kingdom” we talk about the gripping true crime story that uncovers the mysterious murder of Moss Moore in the small Irish community of Reamore, Co. Kerry in 1958.
    Join us as we delve into the chilling events surrounding Moss Moore's untimely demise. We will reconstruct the timeline of the murder and explore the complex web of relationships that defined the Reamore community during that tumultuous year.
    Transport yourself to the picturesque landscapes of rural Ireland as we paint a vivid picture of the idyllic area that is Reamore. We deep dive into the lives of some of its inhabitants, examining the pressures, resentments, and simmering tensions that would ultimately lead to tragedy.
    We attempt to piece together the puzzle of Moss Moore's murder. Was it a crime of passion, or were there darker motives at play? We explore the potential suspects and their possible motivations.
    In this episode, we draw intriguing comparisons to the 1990 film 'The Field,' directed by Jim Sheridan. We explore the shared themes of territorial disputes, greed, and the relentless quest for the truth, discovering similarities that shed light on the social dynamics and challenges faced by the Reamore community.Uncover the hidden secrets that have plagued Reamore for decades.
    In this intriguing episode, we lay the foundations for a thrilling journey through one of Ireland's oldest cold cases. Prepare to be captivated by the intricate details, immerse yourself in Irish history and culture, and join us as we unravel the secrets surrounding Moss Moore's tragic fate.
    Be sure to subscribe to “Ireland Crimes and Mysteries” to stay updated on future episodes if you don’t want to miss the next instalment, where we will be telling more stories from Irelands darker side.

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    • 29 min
    Imelda Keenan: A Search for the Truth.

    Imelda Keenan: A Search for the Truth.

    Welcome to "Imelda Keenan: A Search for the Truth," episode 2 of this years installment from Ireland Crimes and Mysteries that delves into the perplexing disappearance of Imelda Keenan on or about the 3rd of January 1994 in Waterford City. Imelda's story is one of unanswered questions, a timeline shrouded in mystery, and a families enduring quest for resolution.
    Join us as we talk about the details surrounding Imelda's disappearance, exploring the events leading up to that pivotal day and the tireless search efforts that have persisted for decades. Through thorough research, we aim to shed light on the story that has perplexed the Keenan family and the Waterford community for 30 years now.
    This podcast offers an insightful exploration into the complexities of the case, shedding light on the challenges faced by the family in the search for answers and the emotional toll on those left behind. We bring you a carefully curated narrative that reflects the available information and perspectives surrounding Imelda's disappearance.
    As we embark on this investigative journey, we invite our listeners to be part of the collective effort to uncover the truth. Imelda Keenan's story is more than a cold case; it's a testament to the resilience of a family and community seeking justice for one of its own.
    Subscribe to Ireland Crimes and Mysteries and listen to "Imelda Keenan: A Search for the Truth" and become a part of the ongoing quest to bring closure to a decades-old mystery. Together, let's explore the twists and turns of Imelda's story and seek the answers that have eluded her loved ones for far too long.

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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Suzie Letty ,

A stunning window into Irish crime

This podcast, with the dulcet tones of the narrator and the brilliant written narrative, deserves such praise. Even as a fellow Irish citizen, I am stunned with my new knowledge of familiar stories, as well as learning about hidden crime. Worth more than 5 stars. Simply brilliant!

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