On the 19th November 1984, two major bridges the Michael Collins and the Eamon De Valera were officially opened across the river Lee in Cork.
Those bridges were used that very first night, to gain access the rural countryside by a vicious gang The gang drove from the city in a carefully selected stolen car to the townland of Ballycureen, Glounthaune, in the parish of Carrigtwohill Co Cork.
This was the second murder in East Cork by marauding gangs in 1984. Mick Walsh of Dungourney had been murdered in April 1984 by a gang from Tallaght. County Dublin
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