Ignatius per ignotius: the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher


1 Making his way in the word

From Cork to Dublin

A plucky rescue

Life as a racing journalist

A quiet day at work

Consolidating his sporting and society credentials

Family matters and a little ruse

2 Fred's Brilliant Career with Sport and the Invincibles

The Editor of Sport

Fred Gallaher and the Phoenix Park murders: Skin the Goat Fitzharris

The assassin Kelly and a sporting bet

Information on an Invincible informer: James Carey

Back on the newspaper beat after the Phoenix Park Affair

3 More practical jokes and international sport

Another publication and a sensational hoax

Athletics, shipwreck, and America

A Dublin mover and shaker

Final years in Dublin

4 Life and death in London

A telegraphic agency

Mitchell and Slavin

Family concerns

The wrong horses

Another Invincible ruse

Late Gallaher in Dubliners

The last days of an erstwhile reporter

5 Addendum:

The eccentricities of a grandfather: Patrick Frederick Gallaher

Newspapers in the blood: John Blake Gallaher

Gerald and Brendan Gallaher: the next generation

John Simpson