HC Deb 23 February 1912 vol 34 cc962-3W

asked the Chief Secretary whether he is aware of the outrages recently committed against the following persons at the places named, and will he say what was the nature of each occurrence: Michael Ryan, at Glanquin, county Clare, on or about 2nd January; Patrick Birmingham, at Kilcogan, county Galway, on or about 8th January; Martin Creavin, at Cahernahoon, Torloughmore, on or abouth 11th January; Pat Kavanagh, at Kinvara, near Ennis, on 20th January; at Gurtanumera, near Portumna, on or about 25th January; Dennis O'Connor, at May-field, near Cork, on or about 29th January; Dennis Chaill, at Ballymurphy, near Kil-fenora, on or about 8th February; and Thomas Pratt, at Gurteenaraineeny, near Killenaule, on or about 11th February?


The constabulary authorities inform me that all these cases were cases of firing into the dwelling house, with the exception of those of Pat Kavanagh, at whom two gun shots were fired, and of Thomas Pratt, in whose case two bombs were flung through the kitchen window, doing considerable damage.