§ THE LORD MAYOR OF DUBLIN (Mr. SEXTON) (Belfast, W.)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, If he will state the circumstances of the arrest of Father Kennedy at Meelin on Friday?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY (Mr. A. J. BALFOUR) (Manchester, E.)
The Report has been telegraphed for to Dublin, and has not yet been received.
§ MR. FLYNN (Cork, N.)
asked whether the right hon. Gentleman was aware that Father Kennedy was arrested at an early hour on Friday morning by a large body of police, who broke in the windows of his house and arrested him while dressing in his bedroom; and if he was aware that Father Kennedy and other accused persons from Meelin attended a fortnight ago at Newmarket Courthouse to surrender themselves in accordance with their recognizances, and found that no magistrate was in attendance?
§ MR. SPEAKER
Order, order! The hon. Member has got that Question down on the Paper for Monday, and it is not appropriate that he should ask it to-day.
§ MR. SEXTON
I beg to give Notice that on the Vote for) Magistrates I shall endeavour to find out where the magistrate was when he ought to have been in Court to meet those gentlemen.