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Gilligan

18.00

Author Paul Williams Published by Allen & Unwin ISBN 9781838954895 EAN 9781838954895 Bic Code Cover Paperback

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John Gilligan is one of the most notorious and hated criminal figures in Irish history. His name is indelibly etched in the national psyche a quarter of a century after he crossed the line to organise the execution of the fearless, high-profile journalist Veronica Guerin. Gilligan’s motive for the assassination was, in the words of the prosecution at a subsequent murder trial, ‘the necessity of having to protect an evil empire’. This close-up look at a criminal mastermind contains new details including a graphic account of the planning of the Guerin murder, drawn from a sealed statement which was never used, and the prison time and criminal activity which have occupied Gilligan since, up to his recent arrest in Spain on drug trafficking charges.