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What led to this Irishman's exoneration, 74 years after he was executed?
Inconsistencies in medical evidence and several failings during the trial were identified in the case.
Harry Gleeson granted Ireland's first posthumous pardon, 74 years after his execution
He was hanged in 1941 after being convicted of murdering Mary McCarthy.
What happens if you're imprisoned for a crime you didn't commit?
The Innocence Project came to attention this week after securing a posthumous pardon for Harry Gleeson – but most of their cases are live ones.
Irish man pardoned for murder conviction 74 years after his execution
Harry Gleeson has received the State’s first posthumous pardon for murder.