The Tuam Martyrs
Executions at Tuam 1923
Execution of Six Brave Men 1923
I grew up in Tuam next to the old workhouse or ‘The Home’ as it was known to me. I listened to the many stories surrounding this ancient building. I was particularly captivated by one story – the executions of six brave men in 1923. Their executions cast a gloom over the town and everyone felt the greatest sympathy for the families and relatives of the executed men…..