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Veiled Woman of Achill: Island Outrage & A Playboy Drama

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Author Patricia Byrne Published by The Collins Press ISBN 9781848891470 EAN 9781848891470 Bic Code B Cover Paperback

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This is the story of an atrocity on Achill Island in the west of Ireland in 1894. An English landowner, Agnes McDonnell, was brutally attacked and her home – Valley House – burnt. Agnes survived but was so disfigured she wore a veil in public for the rest of her life.