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Murdair Mhám Trasna

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9.20pm
     

Murdair Mhám Trasna tells the story of barbaric murders committed in the dead of night in the midst of a rural community in Joyce Country, on the border between counties Galway and Mayo in 1882 and the subsequent trial in Dublin.
Saturday @ 9.20pm

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Parental Rating: G

New feature docu-drama recounting of the brutal slaying in 1882 of a family in Mám Trasna and the wrongful hanging and conviction of those accused are portrayed.

First Shown: 8 Mar

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Murdair Mhám Trasna

In this new feature docu-drama recounting of the brutal slaying in 1882 of a family in Mám Trasna and the wrongful hanging and conviction of those accused are portrayed. Based on the critically acclaimed book Éagóir written by Seán Ó Cuirreáin and published by Cois Life, Murdair Mhám Trasna tells the story of barbaric murders committed in the dead of night in the midst of a rural community in Joyce Country, on the border between counties Galway and Mayo in 1882 and the subsequent trial in Dublin (most unusual for the time) which lead to the unjust hanging and life imprisonment of innocent people based on the testimonies of false witnesses, traitors and the dishonesty of the authorities and the gentry.

MurdairMhamTrasna1MurdairMhamTrasna2Dara Devaney mar Maolra Seoighe

Uachtarán Mícheál D. Ó hUiginnMurdair Mhám TrasnaSeán Ó Cuirreáin

 

 

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