The Prisoner's Wife

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As a young adult I joined the Old Drogheda Society and a short glimpse into local history later I began to question the truth about the massacres. These painters included Enzo Cucchi, Sandro Chia, Francesco Clemente, and Mimmo Paladino. Traditionally prominent in the Democratic ranks of city and local politics, many, especially since the Kennedy presidency, have now attained high positions in the federal government. The editors of the London Telegraph make a comment on Mahoney's observations: "A specimen of the in-door horrors of Scull may be seen in the annexed sketch of the hut of a poor man named Mullins, who lay dying in a corner upon a heap of straw, supplied by the Relief Committee, whilst his three wretched children crouched over a few embers of turf, as if to raise the last remaining spark of life.

Pages: 177

Publisher: Dodd Mead; First Edition edition (September 1981)

ISBN: 0396079881

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