Siobhan Patricia Mulcahy

Siobhan Pat Mulcahy is a college teacher and crime writer. Her stories have been published in a wide range of newspapers, magazines and websites, including: True Crime, Master Detective, the Whitechapel Journal, the Anglo-Celt, Ireland on Sunday, Casebook Jack the Ripper and the New Independent Review.  Her blog is available here:

Jun 13, 2016
(Photo RTE)For over 40 years, Julia Holmes was one of the most accomplished con-artists on both sides of the Atlantic. In Texas, she sold over $500,000 of non-existent land in Ireland and hobnobbed with Vice President Dan Quayle. Deported to Ireland, she set herself up as a “...
Jul 7, 2015
Happier days - the ghost of tennis past: Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club, Dublin, Ireland in 1883. Seated (with racket) HF Lawford and EH Browne. Standing (from left) E Renshaw (with racket), E Chatterton, Vere St Leger Goold and MJ Carpendale Other tennis  players have been...
Oct 16, 2014
Kate Webster at the Old Bailey before she was sentenced to be hanged for murder - July 1879 Victorian Britain was horrified by a 30-year-old Irish woman who murdered her employer, dismembered the body, threw bits of it into the river Thames, boiled the head (and other body parts...
Jun 19, 2014
Mark "Chopper" Read (photo ABC) When death stares them in the face, even cold-blooded murderers sometimes feel the need to unburden themselves before they go. Perhaps they do it so they can leave the world with a “clear conscience” or maybe they do it to benefit the people...
May 30, 2013
Known as one of the greatest madmen in history, Adolf Hitler was one of life's pathetic losers - a school dunce, a failed artist, a sexual impotent, a sociopathic racist and a drug addict suffering from both manic depression and Parkinsson's disease. But was he also a...
Apr 25, 2013
 Steve Wright The murders of five prostitutes by the Suffolk Strangler in 2006 set off one of the largest manhunts in British history. DNA evidence led to the arrest and conviction of a man who admitted he had sex with four of the five dead women, but was he the actual...