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Galway Gaol – 1923

The Maitland Daily Mercury  (abridged)

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Photo: EO’D

15th January, 1923 p.5
Prisoners in Galway Gaol attempted to escape by excavating a tunnel under a wall with two old bayonets and a broken spade. They reached a point outside the wall but a great rock stopped their progress. While they were burrowing up a sentry heard and discovered them.