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Episode 1 - The Whelan Family Story

Episode 1 of Inside The Crime - The Whelan Family Story - with a new episode weekly.

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08.30 23 Nov 2021


Episode 1 - The Whelan Family Story


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In this first episode of Inside the Crime, we'll meet the Whelan family who were living a quiet and happy life in Windgap, Co Kilkenny.

Nancy and Christy were thrilled when their daughter Sharon moved into a rented farmhouse just down the road with her two little girls, Zarah (7) and Nadia (2).

Christmas morning 2008 started like any other, preparing for the arrival of the whole family and the grandchildren for dinner later that day.

However, a knock on the door from a local taxi driver would upend their entire world: Sharon's house was on fire.

Neither their eldest daughter nor her two little girls survived, but this wasn't an accidental fire.

Within days, this tragedy became murder.

Hosted by Frank Greaney, Newstalk's Courts Correspondent, this podcast will explore what happens when a family is destroyed by grief, how Gardaí began a manhunt for their killer, and how the family say justice hasn't really been served.

Listen and subscribe now to be sure you don't miss a moment of this exclusive true-crime podcast for Newstalk.

Listen and subscribe to Inside the Crime on Apple Podcasts and Spotify now.

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