Harry Gleeson: part of the prosecution’s case was that he had fathered one of Moll McCarthy’s children and had killed her to silence her

Character evidence paints two very different pictures of the farmer wrongfully hanged for murder in the 1940s. Harry Gleeson was convicted and senten(...)

Almost three quarters of a century after being sent to the gallows for a murder he had nothing to do with, Tipperary man Harry Gleeson (above) is to become the first recipient of a posthumous pardon from the State

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, is preparing to issue a full pardon to a man sent to the gallows almost 75 years ago for a murder he did n(...)