John Gilligan


LOUGHGLYNN...An ex-soldier named Gilligan and an ex-policeman named Weymes (65) were taken from their homes and shot dead in separate incidents at Loughglynn,in the Castlerea district of County Roscommon,on April 6 th.


1875 Jul 2. Born Castlerea


1901 census not at parents home. I sudpect he was in Army


1910 Feb 8 Married


1911census at Lough Glynn


His wifs evidence says he was in Connaught Rangers


1919 Jan Left Connaught Rangers


1921 Apr 6. Shot Lough Glynn Roscommon




Shot by IRA as British spies