“The Clones Murder”


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"

Historical references

  • December 22, 1904 - Joseph Fee is executed for the April 16, 1903 murder of John Flanigan (source: Morton-Maguire).

Cross references


  • Tom Tinneny, "The Clones Murder" (on IRHardySons)


  1. Roud #2919
  2. BI, RcCloMur


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