Episode 12: "Prison Break"

This week, we’re transporting you back to the 19th century to bring you prison escape stories with an unplanned Irish twist. Cassiopeia talks about the liberation of the Limerick Nine and Violet tells the horrific tale of the Van Diemen’s Land Cannibal.

Listen here.

Further reading:

The Limerick Nine

https://archive.org/

https://en.wikipedia.org

Henry D. Inglis - “A Journey throughout Ireland”

Belfast Newsletter

The Limerick Chronicle

http://www.historyplace.com/

Convict Reference Files

Monmouthsire Merlin

The Irish Times

Alexander Pearce

https://www.natgeotv.com.au/history/australian-history-the-cannibal-convict.aspx

https://margaretmuirauthor.blogspot.com/2009/09/grummet-island-hell-at-hells-gates.html