HC Deb 24 November 1882 vol 275 c11

asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether the Irish Government intends to mark its appreciation of the courage displayed by the witnesses, other than the two informers who turned Queen's evidence, by whose testimony the arrest, and conviction of the Maamtrasna murderers was mainly brought about, by conferring on them some reward commensurate with the great service thus rendered to public justice, and calculated to encourage similar aid in the discovery and punishment of grave crime?


, in reply, said, this question had only just been brought under the notice of the Irish Government, and they had not yet had time to consider the matter.