Clones Murder, The

DESCRIPTION: John Flanagan was murdered after cashing a cheque for fifty pounds. His body was discovered in Clones town eight months later. The suspect is in Armagh gaol. "He who killed John Flanagan With revengence must repay." "God comfort his poor parents"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (IRHardySons)
KEYWORDS: homicide prison money
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
December 22, 1904 - Joseph Fee is executed for the April 16, 1903 murder of John Flanigan (source: Morton-Maguire).
FOUND IN: Ireland
Roud #2919
RECORDINGS:
Tom Tinneny, "The Clones Murder" (on IRHardySons)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Fee and Flannigan" (subject)
File: RcCloMur

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