HC Deb 31 May 1916 vol 82 cc2680-1

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War the purpose of the military raid on the house of Madame O'Rahilly, widow of The O'Rahilly, a Volunteer officer, who fell in the insurrection; who is responsible for the conduct of the soldiers in taking away such articles as had not been successfully concealed, including her only photograph of her deceased husband, a book presented to him by Mrs. O'Donovan Rossa, medals belonging to her children, and a silver watch belonging to her cook; and when all the articles taken will be returned to her?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for WAR (Mr. Tennant)

The houses of all those connected with the rebellion were searched by police and military authorities. No report has been received of the occurrences alleged in the latter part of the question. Any personal property that may have been taken and is not required by the authorities will be returned in due course.

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