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14-Jan-1848 Tipperary
Contributed by Mary Heaphy

The Special Commission for Tipperary has been struck for Monday, the 24th inst. to be holden at Clonmel for both ridings of the county, Subjoined is a list of prisoners, with the nature of their offences. They are to be transmitted from Nenagh to Clonmel for trial. The numbers are but few in comparison to the many that are to be kept over for the ordinary assizes. But few they constitute the very worst characters in the Northern division of the County.

John Daly, Edward Roughan, William Carthy, John Ryan (Garricus) and Edward 
Connors charged with and conspiring against and attempting to murder Mr. 

Michael Connlly, John Connolly, James Connolly, Richard Connolly, and Mary 
Connolly (An old woman over 60 years of age) charged with the wilful murder 
of Edward Dillon of Kylemakill, near Thurles.

John Gorman, Patrick Bourke, Thomas Sadleir, John Smith, Edward Hogan, and 
Daniel Tierney, charged with attacking the dwelling house of Patrick Ralph, 
of Coolbawn.

John Mulcahy, appearing in arms at Ganmore
Patrick Melampy, Edward Melampy, George Hewitt, Denis Brien, Patrick Hickey, 
Patrick Alyward, charged with firing at Edward Melampy.
John Cleary, Thomas McGrath, and Thomas Brien, charged with robbing and 
attacking the dwelling of Patrick Ryan.
John Dooley and Patrick Ryan, charged with robbing James Powell, on the 
highway of 40/.

Martin Kane (who has turned approver), Michael Whelan, Timothy Hogan, and 
Patrick Coonan, charged with assaulting with arms and robbing the dwelling 
house of Michael Haskett, near Borrisokane.

John Looby, Thomas Looby, Denis Looby, and Richard Connolly, charged with 
robbery of firearms out of the house of Nicholas Dunbar.