The Freeman's Journal
3 May 1794

[Dundalk Assizes]
'At the adjournment of the spring assizes, held in Dundalk, on the 18th inst., the following persons were tried:
Richard Mullan and John Coleman, for feloniously forceably (sic) and by threats and menace causing John Duncan to deliver to them a gun, to be executed on Monday next.
Alexander M'Cabe, for forcibly, maliciously and feloniously attacking the dwelling house of Pakenam Smith, Esq., to be hanged on Monday next.
James Mullen, for conspiring against the life of Joseph Coulter, to be imprisoned two years and give security for his good behaviour.
John M'Court for receiving stolen goods, to be imprisoned one year.
John Hanlon, for being a vagabond, to be transported for seven years, unless he gives bail for his good behaviour for seven years.
Christopher Verdon, for an assault, to be imprisoned three months.
Thomas Brannigan, for an assault, to be imprisoned six months.
James Gray, for an assault, fined 6d.'

The Freeman's Journal
17 May 1794

'Mathew Reilie and John Kinlan, found guilty at an adjournment of the quarter sessions at the Thostal of street robbery, are to be executed in front of the New Gaol, this day, pursuant to their sentence.'

The Freeman's Journal
20 May 1794

'Saturday last, Michael Reilly and John Kinlan were executed for street robbery, at the front of the New Gaol, pursuant to their sentence.'

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