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#Mám Trasna

# mam-trasna - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

One of the men hanged for the infamous Mám Trasna murders has been pardoned by President Higgins

This is the first presidential pardon for a case which occurred before the State’s foundation.

# mam-trasna - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Man executed after being found guilty of 1882 murders to receive posthumous pardon

It would be only the fourth such pardon granted in the State since 1937.

# mam-trasna - Monday 6 November, 2017

'Horrendous, no equality': Expert to examine Mám Trasna murder case for posthumous pardon

On 17 August 1882, five members of the Joyce family were murdered in their home in Mám Trasna.