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The Galway hurlers will head up the motorway on Saturday afternoon to Parnell Park with a bounce in their step. They take on Dublin (7pm) in round two of the NHL after an impressive enough start to the league.
Early on Friday August 18 1882, John Collins, a tenant farmer, having heard disturbances during the night coming from his neighbours’ house, the Joyces, went to check if all was well. He must have feared the worst because he brought with him two neighbours, Mary and Margaret O’Brien. They discovered an appalling sight. Even today, when our senses have been hardened by so many atrocities, it was a scene of savage murder that cried to heaven. No mercy was shown to this unfortunate family.