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Hard Cases By Gene Kerrigan

Hard Cases
by Gene Kerrigan

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The stories in this book are all true. They tell tales of crime in Ireland over the last 20 years; drugs, violence, robbery, murder, incest; highlighting a grim reality in Irish society today.
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Hard Cases by Gene Kerrigan

Hard Cases opens with a brilliant retelling of the Border Fox, in which Dessie O'Hare and his associates kidnapped and mutilated Dublin dentist John O'Grady. It continues with stories as diverse as the horrifying Kilkenny incest case; the Shercock scandal in which Peter Matthews died in Garda custody and for which no one was ever convicted; the Father Molloy case in County Offaly; the Greencore affair; and the hilarious goings-on between rival Elvis Presley fan clubs. Finally, Gene Kerrigan looks at the life and criminal times of Karl Crawley, a violent, drug-addicted habitual criminal who has been in and out of Mountjoy so many times that they have a special cell for him. Written in Gene Kerrigan's addictive style, once you've started reading, you won't be able to stop. Other books by Gene Kerrigan Another Country Never Make a Promise You Can't Break This Great Little Nation.

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About Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan writes for the Sunday Independent. Formerly with the Sunday Tribune, he has also written for Magill. He was co-author of the bestselling Round Up the Usual Suspects.

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Hard Cases by Gene Kerrigan
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