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The Times
Contributed by Mary Heaphy

Times Newspaper Jan 14th 1848

Special Commission for Tipperary.
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 the 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 as a local paper observes, though but few, they constitute the very
worse characters in the Northern Division of the County.

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

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

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

John Mulcahy, appearing in arms at Ganmore?.

Patrick Malampy, Edward Malampy, George Hewitt, Denis Brien, Patrick Hickey,
Patrick Alyward, charged at firing at Edward Malampy.

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 40s.

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