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 - CLONMEL Monday. Baron Deasy sat this morning at...
CLONMEL Monday. Baron Deasy sat this morning at ten o'clock, and resumed the criminal business. The folic wing were as a ' petty jury. Samuel Rrall, foreman : Thomas Ffennell, George Langley, Michael Coleman, Peter R. Baufield, Thomas C Godfrey Philips, John White, Richard Casey, St. alansergu, Michael Greene, Charles IS. Lowe. GRIEVOUS ASSAULT. Patrick Nifiill, Connor JIayes, Thomas Ryan, Corcoran, and Michael Ryan were indicted for grievous assault on one Daniel Hourigan, on the May, 18b2, and in another indictment were charged with a riot. Daniel Hourigan examined by Mr. Wall, Q.C. at the race of Barronstown in May last ; went on the 27th ; staid there that nighf, in John Bynane's tent ; next morning heard a noise of a party boys " wheeling" at the tent door, for the four-year-olds ; witness s brother left the tent an hour after the " wheeling" ; saw bim running into a tent near to where witness was ; that was Maher's tent; the tents were some distance the stand-house ; there were seven persons after brother when he was running ; the prisoners of the party, and others not now here (tdenti. the prisoners) ; Denis Corcoran was not there at first, but he was there atter ; went out and asked was the matter; and Michael Ryan and Michael Connell struck him with a loaded butt and knocked him down; does not know did Denis Corcoran strike him ; was beaten after he was knocked ; they all had sticks in their hands ; went the length of the tent back before he was knocked down ; home next morning ; went to Doctor Ryan three days had passed over, and then went into Limerick infirmary, where he remained for three weeks ; got the blows on his head. Cross-examined by Mr. Vowell At the side of head got the second blow with a loaded butt, which knocked me down ; my brother and a boy went with me to the races ; had no sticks with ; four of us went into the tent ; Michael Ryan, Coffey, my brother and myself went into the tent; we had some porter; had whiskey in other tents; suppose 1 drank a-half pint of whiskey during day ; had half-a-glass of wuiskey after supper ; were amusing ourselves singing ; were not playing cards; could not say bow much 1 drank from attel supper till morning ; will swear neither myself or brother were drunk ; swote in my iuforniations that the parties came to the tet.t " wheeling" for tl four years-old ; (deposition read by the clerk of the crown, in which it did appear that the prisoners wheeled before the tent; ; all the parties named were there ; could not say whether they all struck me ; Patrick Nihill and Michael Connell struck me. Martin Hourigan, to Mr. O'Hara.Q.C. Was at the races uf Barroustown, 27th of May ; was at Bynane's tent that night; remembers having ordered breakfast; recollects parties " wheeling" for four-years'-old, outside the tent ; neither myself or my brother went out then ; after some time went to another tent, and when returning was struck by Patrick Hayes and Michael Ryan; the other prisoners were there; saw my brother coming out of Bynane's tent ; saw Mick Ryan striae nun with nts nst ; ne was xnocKea down between the tents ; they were all about him ; Patt Nihill and John Corcoran had a loaded butt each ; I did not see any others with sticks (points lost he of he a

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  1. The Waterford News,
  2. 25 Jul 1862, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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