Freeman's Journal
26 March 1795

'Dundalk assizes ended on the 19th instant and the following persons were tried before Mr. Baron Smyth:  Michael Callan, Peter Carroll, and John Smith, all found guilty of capital offences, received sentence to be hanged on the 12th of May next.
James Kirk, found guilty of several assaults and false imprisonment, as a crimp, to be imprisoned, six months.
George Magennis, found guilty of drinking a seditious toast, but being strongly recommended, was only fined a mark, and to be imprisoned for a week.
Thomas Dullegan, found guilty of petty larceny, burned in the hand.
Richard Boylan, Bernard Grimes and Owen Maguire, to remain till next assizes to stand their trial for murder.

Pat Dooley, for administering oaths.
Michael Conroy, for taking arms from Rev. Mr. Moore Smyth, and several other felonies.
James Whems, also for several such like felonies.
Thomas Monaghan, acquitted of ditto.
Bryan M'Ardle, for bottle stealing.'

Submitted by Brendan


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