Dr Margaret Bolster and actor Concubhar Lucey who plays Prof Pearson.

It was arguably one of the first Irish murders to be solved through the use of forensic science but the conviction of Dr Philip Cross for the killing (...)

Effie Skinner and Dr Philip Cross. The story of how the Cork doctor poisoned his wife before marrying his family’s governess has been turned into a musical.

It was a murder that shocked Victorian Ireland and now, more than a century later, the story of how a Cork doctor poisoned his wife before marrying hi(...)

Raids and searches by the Black and Tans in Thurles, North Tipperary, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

No door. Not an unlocked door; or an open door; there was never a front door on my neighbour’s house – just a gap in the stone wall which the three Ma(...)