The Irish highwaymen

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Merlin Publishing, Dublin, 2000 - Law - 316 pages
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The lives & times of 15 of Ireland's most notorious adventurers are told in these stories of audacious ambushes, sword & gun battles, daring escapes, hideouts & disguises, plots, betrayals, & raids. These action-packed stories weave historical events with local folklore & include the traditional Irish songs that developed around each highwayman's legend. Illustrated with drawings, maps, & photographs of still-existing landmarks, this book brings to life the tales of criminals whose lives sometimes ended brutally by hanging, beheading, or gunfire.

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Excellent blend of history and music - the real lives of Ireland's highwaymen and the songs written about them. Read full review

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Contents

DudIey CosreIIo
1
ParRicH TaII James and LicrIe James BRennan
17
Counc Redmond OHanIon
35
RichaRd PoeueR
55
JJilliam CRorcy
175
The Comeragh Highwayman
184
Xll James FRency
193
JeRemiah CjRanr
247
Cndnoces
271
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About the author (2000)

Stephen Dunford became interested in Irish Highwaymen when, as a child, his grandmother told him stories about their ancestor, the highwayman William Crotty.

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