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EDWARD AND DANIEL. FLANAGAN. Mr. SEXTON asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland whether two brothers, named Edward and Daniel Flana - Kj, of Rathcloeney. county Clare, were convicted at the t Cork Winter Assize of firing into a dwelling - bouse, and sentenced to penal servitude ; whether the only witness who identified the prisoners was one Michael Molloy ; whether the witness MoL'oy was for some weeks In tha police barrack at Ennis, and, while there, stale a watch belonging to a constable : whether they sent Molloy to Graveseod and shipped him to Australia; whether Molloy, while in company, with a constable in London, (tola from a restaurant a gold - headed cane, which tbe constable, on discovering the theft, compelled him to return ; whether the Government, having lately set at liberty one of the brothers condemned to penal servitude on the evidence of Molloy, would now release the other ; and why the Government, instead of - sending Molloy to Australia at the public cost, did not have him committed to stand his trial lor perjury and theft. Mr. TREVELYAN. The earlier part of this question waa answered on a previous occasion by my hon. friend the Attorney - General. The part of it which is new I would answer thus The constable who was with Molloy

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  1. The Times,
  2. 04 Jul 1882, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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