The Irish Game
Full title: The Irish Game: ‘a true story of crime and art’
Creator / Author: Matthew Hart
Item Type / Page count: Book / 220p
When Published: 2004 with later editions
Publisher / Place of Publication: Chatto & Windus / London.
About: The book tells the story of the robbery, and subsequent recovery of old masters paintings from Russborough House, Blessington. The 1986 heist was the brainchild of Martin Cahill, aka ‘The General’.
ID number(s): 9780099474579 / 0701177551 / 0701177616 / 1846173078
WW Connection #1: The stolen paintings were taken from Russborough House, one of the architectural gems of West Wicklow
Extra #1: includes photographs and index.
Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.
Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.