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Anatomy of a County Gaol Presentation

Last Man Hanged!

Edward Walsh was the last man hanged in County Mayo. He was not however the last man sentenced to death. Walsh was hanged by William...

Powerful Women!

"Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little' Samuel Johnson, 1763 Exploring this theme in the...

Bad boy Bernard Donnelly, Dragoon

Bernard Donnelly, a dragoon stationed at Castlebar caused serious disturbances in Castlebar on Christmas eve-day 1767. Detained by...

Welcome to my new web site!

Welcome to my new website! To begin at the beginning - a photograph of the north gable fireplace of the Elizabethan 'Prison at Prizon'

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