Secret Files

At the back of the inquest book is a page marked Secret Files. Examing these cases, one assumes that the British had something to hide

Name          
           
Gaynor John Three men shot in their homes within housrs of the death of a RIC Constable in the area.        
Trodden, Edward The Military inquests do not appear to have been released, and so remain "Secret"        
McFadden, John Most Nationalist writings ascribe the murders to named RIC men from the Springfield Road Barracks        
           
Carolan , John The British Intelligence Raid on Professor Carolan's house led to the death of 2 British and Carolan        
           
Dwyer, Frank Two IRA Volunteer brothers. Taken from their remote farmhouse and shot by a police hit squad        
Dwyer, Edward It is unclear why this murder has been marked "secret", when there are many like it        
           
Counihan, Martin It looks like a straight foreward IRA killing of an informer, so why "secret"        
           
O'Donovan, Thomas Joseph Shot at Killenaule, Tipperary. The Broitish seem to have been expecting him        
           
Delaney, William Shot while in Military custody. Nothing ever published by the British. Almost certainly murdered        
Looby, James Shot while in Military custody. Nothing ever published by the British. Almost certainly murdered        
Looby, Lawrence Taken from his brother's wake and shot        
           
Ryan, William Supposed drowned, but on Secret list, so Military must have believed something untoward happened        
           
Nowlan, Martha The Inquiry report is available. One shot fired, was she killed by a richoct or a soldiers bullet?        
           
Murphy, James Almost certainly murdered by 2 ADRIC men, who went on trial, but were found not guilty        
Kennedy, Patrick Dublin        
           
Reynolds, Christopher Shot in the street in Dublin while under arrest        
           
           
Breen, John Headford Junction Ambush        
Cagnay, Michael Bailey and Allman were IRA, Cagney and Breen were civilians        
Allman, Daniel          
Unknown Bailey, James          

 

 

 

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