HC Deb 16 November 1920 vol 134 cc1686-7

(by Private Notice) asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland whether his attention has been called to the wilful burning and destruction of five houses in the town of Tipperary yesterday morning by men armed with rifles, and whether he has any statement to make about this latest outrage?

The CHIEF SECRETARY for IRELAND (Lieut. - Colonel Sir Hamar Greenwood)

I have received a telegraphic report stating that five houses were burned yesterday morning in the town of Tipperary. The local police have no knowledge as to the persons responsible, but they are making inquiries.