Terrorist massacre of Irish family at Maamtrasna

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Citation:
Editors. "Terrorist massacre of Irish family at Maamtrasna". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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