“The Clones Murder”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1980 (IRHardySons)
Keywords: homicide prison money
Found in: Ireland

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"

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  1. Roud #2919
  2. BI, RcCloMur