The Massacre of Wildgoose Lodge


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In the 1830s the British politican George Lewis described the fate of an informer in ireland as a man "doomed to certain death....he would be hunted through the country like a mad dog every hand would be raised against him".

This was something of an understatement in some cases.

In 1816 Edward Lynch became an informer. A few months later this resulted in one of the worst crimes in pre-famine Ireland - The Massacre of Wildgoose Lodge......

Tune in to hear the full story.

*I have been admitted to hospital since this was finished so the next show will be at least a week late.*


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