The three condemned men Michael O’Brien, Michael Larkin and William Allen were all Irish. It was widely believed that the British courts had treated them harshly. As the execution day approached rumours spread that an escape orchestrated by the Fenians was on the cards. The city was on a knife edge. This podcast tells the fascinating story of these three men remembered as the Manchester Martyrs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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