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When the hangman came to Galway : a gruesome true story of murder in Victorian Ireland / Dean Ruxton.

By: Ruxton, Dean.
Publisher: Dublin : Gill Books, [2018]Description: 227 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780717180851 : (pbk.).Subject(s): Berry, James, 1852-1913 | Murder -- Ireland -- Galway (County) -- History -- 19th century. -- 19th century | Historical fiction. -- Ireland. -- 19th century | Executions and executioners -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century | Galway (Ireland : County) -- FictionDDC classification: 813.3081 Summary: Galway, the winter of 1885. The violent murders of John Moylan, killed in a dark boreen, and Alice Burns, shot dead in the dining room of the Royal Hotel, have shaken the county. Now, following painstaking investigations and charged courtroom drama, justice beckons for the guilty parties. James Berry, the notorious executioner who ended the lives of over one hundred criminals in Victorian Britain and Ireland, has come to town. The paths of a secret paramour, a jilted lover and a reluctant hangman are about to cross.
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From the author of The Irish Times 'Lost Leads' series.

Galway, the winter of 1885. The violent murders of John Moylan, killed in a dark boreen, and Alice Burns, shot dead in the dining room of the Royal Hotel, have shaken the county. Now, following painstaking investigations and charged courtroom drama, justice beckons for the guilty parties.

James Berry, the notorious executioner who ended the lives of over one hundred criminals in Victorian Britain and Ireland, has come to town. The paths of a secret paramour, a jilted lover and a reluctant hangman are about to cross.

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