The truth behind the murder of Sean Hales
An astonishing encounter during the run of Ulick O'Connor's play 'Execution', premiered in the Peacock in November 1985, brought a dramatic twist to an 80-year-old mystery. In his diaries, Ulick has recorded the moment when past and present meshed
Monday, November 11
AT THE Peacock tonight I am approached by a little man with a trilby hat. He is dressed very neatly and has a rich Dublin accent. He looks a little grim and I think he might be someone who wants to get me into a corner over the merits of the play. He says he wants to have a chat with me.