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Truth, power and lies : Irish society and the case of the Kerry babies

Truth, power and lies : Irish society and the case of the Kerry babies

Author: Tom Inglis
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The finding of two dead babies within the space of a fortnight in County Kerry in 1984 is an extraordinary story that rocked Catholic Ireland. The Kerry Babies Case is still unresolved, with many  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Inglis, Tom, 1951-
Truth, power and lies.
Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2003
(DLC) 2004396579
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Inglis
OCLC Number: 607053771
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 288 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Telling stories - truth is stranger than fiction; the investigation; preparing the case against the hayes family; the hayes family story; the garda 's story; blaming the hayes family; explaining the false confessions; the context; long-term processes of change; honour and shame; telling lies; policing the state; the media; unruly bodies; conclusion. Appendix: survey results.
Responsibility: Tom Inglis.


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