While Justice Slept The True Story of Nicky Kelly and the Sallins Train Robbery

Irish Times journalist Patsy McGarry also has a fascinating story of crime and punishment to recount in "While Justice Slept: The True Story of Nicky Kelly and the Sallins Train Robbery." This story has been called Ireland's own great miscarriage of justice, on par with the Guildford Four/IRA scandal in Britain. Though he signed a confession, Kelly is believed to have been innocent of involvement in the infamous 1978 train robbery. Kelly was officially pardoned in 1992. McGarry takes an authoritative look at what happened not just during the robbery and ensuing trial but the fallout, public reaction and Kelly' s crusade for exoneration. ($24.95 / 262 pages / Dufour)

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