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Special: The Assassination of John Ellis

avatarThe Assassination of John Ellis is a story of murder and injustice, set in 19th century Ireland. In a country struggling to recover from the famine tenants despised landlords and their agents who had treated them brutally during the famine. When an agent John Ellis was assassinated in north Tipperary in 1857 almost everyone in the area became a suspect. Find out what happened next…..


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You can find pictures and footage from Loughmore where this podcast is based in this article http://irishhistorypodcast.ie2011/10/11/william-and-daniel-cormack-from-execution-to-international-fame/.