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The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty

The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty

Author(s): Sebastian Barry

Location(s): County Sligo

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Early 20th century



Following the end of the First World War, Eneas McNulty joins the British-led Royal Irish Constabulary. With all those around him becoming soldiers of a different kind, however, it proves to be the defining decision of his life when, having witnessed the murder of a fellow RIC policeman, he is wrongly accused of identifying the executioners. With a sentence of death passed over him he is forced to flee Sligo, his friends, family and beloved girl, Viv.

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Roots are in Sligo. A beautiful piece of writing from someone forced to leave home, yet yearn all the while – Yetta Holmes –

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