HC Deb 24 April 1888 vol 325 c331
MR. W. A. MACDONALD (Queen's Co., Ossory) ,

who had on the Paper the following Question:—To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether it is true, as stated in yesterday's Daily News that at Skibbereen, on Saturday, there was a serious conflict between the police and the people, in which several people were batoned; and, whether, on the same occasion, a sadler, named Kelly, whilst standing in his own doorway, in Townsend Street, received several violent baton blows on his head? said, that the Question as it appeared on the Paper had been so watered down that—


Order, order! The hon. Gentleman will be good enough to put the Question as it appears on the Paper.


; Well, Sir, I refuse to put the Question as it stands on the Paper.