A body is found at the end of a path leading to three houses. In West Cork, the police, known in Ireland as ‘the guards,’ have little experience with serious crime, and the victim—a French woman with a holiday home in the area—is a mysterious figure in West Cork. That night, as news of the murder snakes through the community, everyone begins to question whether or not they were ever, truly, safe.
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New Feature Episode: This is the story of an unusual trial. An Englishman on trial in a French court for a murder committed in Ireland. At every other point in this 25 year saga, Ian Bailey has loomed large, but this trial wasn’t like that, because Ian Bailey wasn't there.
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West Cork, Ireland is an outpost at the edge of Europe, the jumping-off point for America. Rugged windswept and coastal, it was a place of farmers and fisherman until the 1960’s, when it was discovered by the ‘blow-in’s.’ People who drove until the road ran out, artists and urban runaways – a...