Andrew Knight

Thornton's Witness statement refers to an Andrew Knight, a tram inspector on Dalkey line who was found to be getting cheques from British Intelligence. This, I think, points to him to being a low level spy, rather than a British agent run from London

1875 Nov 4. Born


1901 census at Laceys Court , Kingstown,


1902 Jul 10. Married


1911 census at Clarinda Park East, Kingstown


1921 Jul 7. He was taken off his tram and shot on Killiney Golf Course

IRA Witness Statement I supplied information that Andrew Knight, a tram Inspeotor on the Dalkey line, was a very active anti-I.R.A. and that he was supplying information about I.R.A. activities to the British military. As a result of the information supplied he was taken off at ramoar by the I.R.A. and taken out to Killiney Golf Links where he was shot. In his pocket were found cheques for information he had given to the British. A search was made in his residence in Clarinda Park and in his box was found a list of names of members of the I.R.A.


A Compensation Claim of £1250 was awarded and British Liability accepted


Shot by IRA as British spies