Alcohol Professor: Bride of Booooozy Tales

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This year marks a special edition of Boooo-zy Tales on Alcohol Professor, because we’re bringing it to you live – or are we – from Dublin, Ireland. Like every big town in Europe, Dublin is one of the most haunted. And like many pubs in that part of the world, many of Dublin’s pubs are haunted by former customers for whom death is no excuse for not popping in for a quick pint.

Dorcas Kelly, better known by her nickname Darkey, was most likely innocent of witchcraft. It’s less likely she was innocent in the case of the corpses police discovered stashed beneath the floorboards of the Maiden Tower, the brothel at which she was the madam. On the 7th of January, 1761, she was both hanged and burned at the stake…

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