Friday 19 October 2018

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.

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