Hon. Francis Aldborough
Prittie, 2nd son. Of Dunnalley Castle. MP. Special Commission in Tipperary. 29-12-1838 Dublin Dec. 26th. The Hon. F.A. Prittie, High Sheriff of Tipperary, has published a notification, announcing to the grand and petty jurors of that County, that a special commission of oyer and terminer will be opened at 10 O'Clock on the morning of Monday, the 7th. Jan. next. The number of persons selected for trial at this commissions if 73. The following notice has been issued by order of the Government. Noticeis hereby given- That those persons committed to the gaol of the said county, or at the Bridewells thereof, for the murders of the late Messers Cooper, Wayland, O'Keeffe, and Byrne, that their trials will takeplace at the Court House in Clonmel on or about the 7th. Jan. next; and all persons amenable will be tried at the same time and place. Every facility will be afforded to the persons in confinement to forward any communications they may wish to make to their legal advisers "B. Nangle, Resident Magistrate" "Cashel Dec. 22nd 1838." The murder of Mr. Byrne alluded to in the above notice, was perpetrated about two years ago, at the gate of the residence of Mr. Shiel, M.P. Long Orchard, near Templemore. Mr. Byrne was a respectable farmer, and his murder was connected with the taking of land from which some tenants had been evicted. Several persons are now in custody charged with this murder.and friends.