The Arrest of Richard Hourigan for the Murder of Edmond Allen – 18860203

The Murder in Tipperary

The prisoner Richard Hourigan charged with the willful murder of Edmond Allen, at Shronell, Tipperary, was brought late on Wednesday night before James Dobbyn, J. P., Tipperary, and on the application of Head-Constable O’Keefe was remanded for seven years. On Wednesday morning the accused, handcuffed, was sent on to Clonmel gaol. A vigorous search was made by a large body of police at the prisoner’s residence, at Shronell. The authorities, though reticent, appear satisfied as to their possession of positive evidence.

Arrest of Richard Hourigan for Murder of Edmond Allen - Limerick Reporter and Tipperary Vindicator - 18860205

Limerick Reporter and Tipperary Vindicator, February 5, 1886