Fee and Flannigan
DESCRIPTION: Joseph Fee's gallows-confession from Armagh County Jail. He murdered John Flanagan "for the greed of money." After nine months the murder was discovered, Fee was arrested, tried and condemned. "The bolt was drew, and Fee soon flew on to Eternity"
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Morton/Maguire-ComeDayGoDayGodSendSunday)
KEYWORDS: execution homicide trial gallows-confession
Dec 22, 1904 - Joseph Fee is executed for the April 16, 1903 murder of John Flanigan (source: Morton/Maguire-ComeDayGoDayGodSendSunday)
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morton/Maguire-ComeDayGoDayGodSendSunday 16, pp. 38-40,108,163, "Fee and Flannigan" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Clones Murder" (subject)
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