This book, the third published in the ( ongoing) Murder Most Local Series, contains accounts of a large number of true life historical murders from the west Cork area . True crime meets local history. This book contains 39 true historical murders in West Cork. From Clonakilty in the east to the Beara Peninsula and the Kerry border, murder is never more than a few miles away. Each crime is completely unique and some are unsolved to this day. Villains are executed but you still can’t be sure they did it.
The motives that drove people to do such terrible things, love, money, drink, madness and in Ireland, land of course. Back then the consequences for their crimes could be as brutal and deadly as the crime itself.
. Some are well known cases that have lived on in folklore, others are long forgotten, only to be revealed in this book.
SIGNED by the author , Ballycotton native Peter O'Shea, Undedicated. Illustrated with b&w photographs, as well as maps . 356 pages.