In the crowded annals of art theft, no case has matched - for sheer, criminal panache - the heist at Russborough House in Ireland in May 1986. The Garda knew right away that the mastermind was a seedy, rotund, and brazen Dublin gangster named Martin Cahill. Yet the great plunder - including a Gainsborough, a Goya, two Rubens, and Vermeer's 'Lady Writing a Letter with Her Maid' - remained maddeningly at large year after year. Cahill taunted the police with a string of other crimes, but in the end it was the paintings that ...

The Irish Game 2005, Plume Books

ISBN-13: 9780452284616

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The Irish Game 2004, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701177614

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