Terrorist massacre of Irish family at Maamtrasna (33 words)

Historical Context Note

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An Irish family, in the service of the Marquess of Clanricarde, is murdered on their way to mass by the 'Invincibles', a secret Irish terrorist society, but no-one is ever brought to trial.

Editors. "Terrorist massacre of Irish family at Maamtrasna". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18863, accessed 04 December 2016.]