HC Deb 16 August 1894 vol 28 cc1235-6

I beg to ask Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether his attention has been drawn to the case of the late Katie Walsh, of Clash, near Ballyduff, whose mental faculties have been shattered owing to an attack made upon her, and who has been conveyed to the Killarney Lunatic Asylum; and, if so, whether any of her assailants are known, and whether any steps have been taken to make them amenable?


The alleged attack on Hannah (not Kate) Walsh is being investigated by the police, who inform me that so far as their inquiries have proceeded there are no grounds whatever for believing that the girl received any ill-treatment prior to her becoming insane.