The Irish Times, 24 December 1910
Rewarding Bravery
   The Committee of the Royal Humane Society held its last meeting for the year on Thursday afternoon, Admiral Sir George D. Morant, K.C.B., presiding. The following awards were made in cases of bravery sent from Ireland :—
   Testimonial to Patrick Headon, Constable R.I.C., Killeshandra, Co, Cavan, for his gallant attempt to save Joseph Connor, who was drowned in Lough Oughter on July 31. Connor fell from a boat, and sank in twenty feet of water, with a dense growth of weeds at the bottom, and although the constable dived many times he was unable to find him.
   Testimonial and £1 to Bartholomew Rogers, Emmet place, Wexford, for his gallantry on July 21 in plunging into 20 feet of water in the harbour, and saving a child who had fallen in.
   Bronze medal to Timothy Ahern, a member of the Cork Fire Brigade, for his heroic attempt to save an old man [William Hoare] of 72 who was drowned in the Lee at Cork on August 23. Ahern swam across the river, and kept him up until a boat came, but it was then too late, as the man was dead.
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