Hugh O'Hanlon

 

There is a series of murders in this area, John Doran (an IRA man) in Jan 1921, James Smith and Hugh O'Hanlon (loyalists) murdered in Jun 1921 and John Cosgrove (a Sinn Fein supporter) murder late in Jun 1921

 

1880 Jun 28. born Eswary

 

1901 census at Eswary

 

1911 census at Eswary, Armagh

 

 

 

 

1921 Jun 7. Shot at Armagh

IRA Witness Statement Hugh O'Hanlon, Eshwary, and James Smyth, Keggal, shot dead. O'Hanlon had permission from the British Authorities to carry arms. Both shootings took place on 6th June

 

£350 compensation was later awarded

 

 

Shot by IRA as Spies