!! Connaught Journal; Apr 1, 1824 "Galway Assizes"
- THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Thursday, April 1, 1824
The Town Assizes terminated yesterday, without any capital convictions; and
about 4 o'clock in the evening, Baron Pennefather left town.- Mr. Justice Burton
still presides in the Criminal Court-nor is it likely that the county business
will finish before to-morrow evening, as his Lordship has several persons yet to
try. Up to four o'clock this evening, there were 56 persons tried and convicted
in this county, and 28 acquitted; as yet we have to record no capital
convictions.- The following are the lists of persons tried in the Town and
Thomas Barrett, for Robbery, to a large amount, the property of Lachlin
M'Lachlin, Esq. to be transported for the term of seven years.
Michael Manion, for aiding ditto, three months confinement.
Patrick Thornton, for stealing Gig-wheels, to be transported for the term
of seven years.
Michael Connelly, for Sheep-stealing, to be transported for the term of
Mary Murphy-for stealing Flannel- 3 months confinement.
Mary Moloney, for the same offense-3 months confinement.
Seventeen other persons were tried and acquitted, among whom were three
soldiers of the 3d Veteran Battalion, and two men resident in the Town, for an
alleged Robbery of Tobacco in the Custom-house Stores of the Town.
Mathias Murray, Sheep-stealing.
William Moony, ditto
Patrick Kelly, Pig-stealing
Patrick M'Auley, Sheep-stealing
William Costello, Lamb-stealing
Thomas Murray, Robbery
John Noone, Sheep-stealing
Peter Quinn, stealing Cloths
Michael Dogherty and Pat. Birrane, stealing iron
Pat Kelly, Mare-stealing
Owen Maley, Sheep-stealing
Michael Rogers, John Layne, and Thomas Duffy, Manslaughter
Mark Liddane, Cow-stealing
Patrick Divine and James Gallagher, Sheep-stealing
John Burn, Pat Treacy, and Martin Treacy, Manslaughter
Thomas Lyons and Michael Donellan, Sheep-stealing
Honor Kerregan, stealing Shoes
Pat Connolly, Cow-stealing
Honor Scott, Cecily Scott and Margaret Hynes, stealing Cloths
There were 22 persons convicted for Illicit Distillatives.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News