Catalogue description Prosecution of Michael Ward, James Higgins, Hubert Conlon, Patrick May, Stephen Blake,...

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Details of WO 35/131/14
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Prosecution of Michael Ward, James Higgins, Hubert Conlon, Patrick May, Stephen Blake, Patrick Donohue, Owen McCreely, Patrick Finan, Michael Neery, John McDermott, Darby Meehan, Reverend Father Roddy, Reverend Father Glynn; variously, membership of or participation in the activities of an unlawful association, Sinn Fein or the Irish Volunteers; possession of seditious literature; possession of seditious document; 17th October, 1920; Croghan, County Roscommon; findings in the cases of Hubert Conlon, Patrick Finan, James Neary, Father Roddy, Father Glynn, 2 years imprisonment without hard labour, not confirmed; Michael Ward (first charge) and James Higgins (first charge) not to be confirmed; Hubert Conlon to be considered for internment; findings in cases of Ward (second and third charges) and Higgins (second charge); Conlon, Finion, Neary, Father Roddy and Father Glynn released; James Higgins, 2 months imprisonment without hard labour; Michael Ward 3 months hard labour; Patrick May and Stephen Burch found not guilty;

Internment orders made against Meehan, Sheridan, Pearse, Cribben, Ward, Stephen Lynch and Corcoran;

Prosecution of McGreevy; subscribing to Cumann na mBan; fined and released 0112th February, 1921.

Date: 1920-1921
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: 2/31424
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Closed For 29 years

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