Remember Poff and Barrett – The Michael O’Donohoe Collection

Remember Poff and Barrett – The Michael O’Donohoe Collection

With the necessary documentation for the pardon of John Twiss (1860 – 1895) having been lodged in the department of justice and with Minister Charlie Flanagan, TD, the campaign sponsors, the Michael O’Donohoe Memorial Heritage Project Committee wishes to draw the attentions of all concerned to the infamous and still lingering injustice handed down to…

They Hanged John Twiss – the Michael O’Donohoe Memorial Collection

They Hanged John Twiss – the Michael O’Donohoe Memorial Collection

The Michael O’Donohoe Memorial Heritage Project contains many items of important, historical significance in its huge collection. Among these items are research notes on John Twiss of Ardmona, who was hanged in Cork County Jail on February 9th 1895 for the murder, on 21 April 1894, of James Donovan, a caretaker of an evicted farm…