In 1895 Bridget Cleary made international news after she was burned to death in South Tipperary. The primary suspect was her husband (above) while rumours circulated she had been accused of being a witch. Could this be true? On the eve of the 20th century a woman was burned as a witch in Ireland. This podcast tells the full story and looks at the horrific murder of Bridget Cleary – the last person who was burned to death in Ireland.
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