Dáil Éireann - Volume 552 - 23 April, 2002

Written Answers. - Capital Punishment

  164. Mr. Neville asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the names of all persons executed here from 1922 to 1954; and the dates when these executions took place. [12330/02]

  Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. O'Donoghue): Excluding executions which were carried out during the Civil War, according to the records available, there have been 35 executions since the foundation of the State. The names of those executed and the dates of their executions are set out hereunder.

1923

William Downes

29 November 1923

Thomas Delaney

12 December 1923

Peter Hynes

12 December 1923

William Devereux

15 December 1923

1924

Jeremiah Gaffney

13 March 1924

Felix McMullen

1 August 1924

1925

Cornelius O'Leary

28 July 1925

Michael Talbot

5 August 1925

Annie Walsh

5 August 1925

1926

James Myles

15 July 1926

James McHugh

24 November 1926

Henry McCabe

9 December 1926

1927

William O'Neill

29 December 1927

1928

Gerard Toal

29 August 1928

1929

John J. Cox

25 April 1929

1931

David O'Shea

4 August 1931

1932

Patrick McDermott

29 December 1932

1934

John Fleming

5 January 1934

1937

John Hornick

17 June 1937

1939

Dermot Smyth

7 January 1939

1940

Patrick McGrath

6 September 1940

Francis Harte

6 September 1940

1941

Daniel Doherty

7 January 1941

Henry Gleeson

23 April 1941

Patrick Kelly

18 December 1941

Richard Goss

9 August 1941

1942

Maurice O'Neill

12 November 1942

George Plant

5 March 1942

1943

Bernard Kirwan

2 June 1943

William O'Shea

12 August 1943

1944

Charles Kerins

1 December 1944

[985] 1945

James H. Lehman

19 March 1945

1947

Joseph McManus

3 March 1947

1948

William Gambon

24 November 1948

1954

Michael Manning

20 April 1954