Tuesday October 20, 2020

Truth about Sallins robbery

The IRA received almost £1 million (€1.27 million) from the Sallins train robbery in 1976, but the 17 men who carried out the raid never got a penny, according to a new book on the robbery.

14th October, 2006

The IRA received almost £1 million (€1.27 million) from the Sallins train robbery in 1976, but the 17 men who carried out the raid never got a penny, according to a new book on the robbery.

In an interview with the book’s author, journalist Patsy McGarry, one of the robbery’s main organisers recalled rehearsing the heist for six weeks before it took place, and having to push a white getaway van up a hill in Lucan, Co...

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