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Slave dealer Charles McGarel

Slave dealer Charles McGarel

Larne Town Hall

Larne Town Hall

A plaque about McGarel

A plaque about McGarel

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Slave dealer Charles McGarel

A town hall built with money left by a rich slave owner should be a candidate for renaming, according to Amnesty International.

Larne's most prestigious civic building, the McGarel Town Hall, was constructed thanks to the legacy left by sugar plantation owner and slave dealer Charles McGarel.


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