The Poff and Barrett 1882 Case for Retrial by the BBC

The Poff and Barrett 1882 Case for Retrial by the BBC

There is a great sense of irony in the modern day treatment of a near century and a half old Kerry murder case and its unfortunate victims. A British institution, the BBC, is now looking into the possibility / probability of a miscarriage of justice in the infamous case of Poff and Barrett. The BBC…

Progress in Efforts to Exonerate John Twiss

Progress in Efforts to Exonerate John Twiss

A long stride in the on-going application for a Presidential Pardon of John Twiss was taken in Dublin last week when documentation about the case was formally handed to Niall Colgan at the Department of Justice & Equality in St Stephen’s Green. Systematic Procedure Discussed Making the journey to Dublin by train was Johnnie Roche,…

John Twiss Episode on BBC One on March 9th

John Twiss Episode on BBC One on March 9th

 A email from Lorna Hartnett from Chalkboard TV – the company which made the documentary on the hanging of John Twiss – confirms that the series, Murder, Mystery and My Family is now being run on BBC One. Ms. Hartnett, who discovered the ‘John Twiss story’ on the Michael O’Donohoe Memorial Heritage Project almost 12…