The police shoot the innocent without penalty. It's murder when a policeman's shot. The informer Noctor is persuaded to say Dermody and Hines shot M'Goldrick. Nevertheless, the jury finds them not guilty. Must we continue to play at being fools?
O Lochlainn recalls the lines "Cut yourself an ash plant, and never heed the fines, But strike a blow for Freedom, like Darmody and Hynes" - BS