Matthew Sweetnam

 

1856 Born Cork

 

1901 census at Lissanoohig, Cloghdowell, Cork

 

1911 census - Lissanoohig, Cloghdowell, Cork

 

1921 Feb 19. Shot in Cork the same night as Connell

 

IRA Witness Statement

IRA Witness Statement In February1921,two farmers in Mohanna area William Connell and William Sweetman who had informed on members of the I.R.A. who had collected the arms levy from them were executed by elected members of the Lisheen company. I do not recollect the names of the men who took part.

 

British Inquest.

 

£5,000 was awarded by the Compensation Commission. (CO 905/15, TNA).