Civilians executed by the IRA as spies

There were large numbers of (usually) men shot as spies. They can have been shot for a variety, some justified, some not. But either way it is difficult to afirm from the perspective of hindsight, who were spies, who were informers and who was unjustly shot.

Name
Date executed
Religion
County
British accept liability
Compensation awarded
           
Bardon, Stephen Arthur 1921 May 19 Catholic Dublin Agreed British Supporter £25
Beal, James Charles 1921 Feb 14 Protestant Cork Agreed 50/50 £900
Begley, John 1921 Jul 11 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Agreed British Liability £1500
Beirne, Edward 1921 Apr 5 Catholic Longford Agreed British Liability £2500
Birmingham, Patrick 1921 May 5 Catholic, ex-soldier Offaly    
Blagriff, James 1920 Dec 30 Catholic Westmeath British supporter £1500
Blemens, Frederick 1920 Dec 2 Protestant Cork British Liability. Shot as part of Din Din Riordain/Freemason Spy Ring- IRA £56
Blemens, James 1920 Dec 2 Protestant Cork Shot as part of Din Din Riordain/Freemason Spy Ring- IRA  
Boland, Michael 1921 Jun 28 Catholic, ex-soldier Limerick    
Boyle, Francis Crossley 1921 Jun 13 Protestant Tipperary    
Bradfield, Tom 1921, Jan 23 Protestant Caroo, Cork British supporter £6000
Bradfield, Tom 1921 Feb Protestant Desertsergus, Cork    
Bradley, Brian 1921 Jan 2 Catholic, ex-soldier Meath    
Brady, John Elland 1921 Jun 4 Catholic, ex-soldier Dublin Not stated £25
Brady, Joseph 1921 Mar 26 Catholic Tipperary no evidence that he died  
Brien, Jerry ?   Tipperary    
Briody, Patrick 1921 May 24 Catholic Cavan Agreed British Liability £3100
Byrne, Thomas 1921 Apr 6 Catholic, ex-soldier Longford    
Canning, Edward 1920 Nov 1 Catholic, ex-soldier Roscommon    
Carroll, Kate 1921 Apr 16 Catholic Monaghan Agreed British Liability £600
Cassidy, Michael 1921 Jan 5 Catholic, ex-soldier Kilkenny    
Cathcart, John 1921 Mar 25 Protestant Cork Agreed British Liability. Shot as part of Din Din Riordain/Freemason Spy Ring- IRA £8500
Charters , William 1921 Jan 22 Protestant Longford Agreed British Liability £1500
Clarke, James 1921 Mar 19 Protestant Cork British supporter.see Mrs Lindsay £200
Cloonan, Patrick 1921 Apr 6 Catholic Galway Probably shot by vigilante Crown Forces  
Collins, Thomas 1921 May 7 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
Connell, William 1921 Feb 19 Protestant Cork  Shot for giving evidence to Crown Court- IRA.  
Conry, Patrick 1921 Apr 6 Catholic Roscommon Probably shot by a Protestant para military group  
Cotter, Alfred 1921 Feb 25 Protestant Ballineen,Cork Agreed British Liability. Spy allegation & refused to stop supplying British- IRA £5000
Cotter, Joseph 1920 Oct 15   Cork    
Cotter, Thomas 1921 Mar 1 Protestant Lissarda ,Cork Alleged spy- IRA  
Counihan, Martin 1920 Oct 28 Catholic Clare Accepted British Liability £2160
Cranley, Timothy 1921 Apr 23 Catholic, ex-soldier Tipperary    
Crowley , Denis 1920 Mar 26 Catholic, ex-soldier Limerick someone shot, but not Crowley  
Crowley, John 1920 Jul 24 Catholic Cork    
Cummins, David 1921 Jul 9 Protestant, ex-soldier Tipperary Agreed 50/50 £600
Cunningham, Thomas 1921 Jun 18 Catholic, ex-soldier Offaly Not stated £1250
Dalton, James 1920 May 15 Catholic, IRA member Limerick    
Daly, Martin 1921 Mar 20 Catholic Kerry Agreed British Liability £600
Daly, Patrick 1920 Aug 1 Catholic Limerick    
D'Arcy, Patrick 1921 Jun 21 Catholic, ex-IRA Clare Agreed British Liability £600
Dermody, Martin 1921 May 17 Catholic, ex-soldier Kilkenny    
Dillon, Bridget 1921 Jul 9 Catholic Tipperary Shot by mistake  
Donoghue, John 1921 Jun 13 Catholic, ex-soldier Longford Agreed British Liability £350
Donovan, Denis 1921 Mar 29 Catholic, ex-Navy Cork Agreed British Liability £2000
Donovan, Denis Finbar 1921 Apr 12 Catholic Cork    
Doran, William 1921 Jan 29 Catholic, ex-soldier Dublin Liability - British Supporter £1750
Downing, Thomas 1920 Nov 24 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork British Liability £38
Doyle, James 1920 Sep 19 Catholic Carlow Accepted British Liability £1200
Duffy , Hugh 1921 Apr 01 Protestant, U.S.C Monaghan    
Dunne, Philip 1921 Jun 16 Catholic Kildare Agreed 50/50 £350
Dunny, Patrick J 1921 May 18 Catholic, ex-soldier Dublin    
Dwyer, Michael 1921 Jan 22 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Agreed British Liability £1600
Eady, Robert 1921 Feb 11 Catholic Cork    
Elliot, Francis 1921 Mar 4 Catholic Rosscommon Agreed British Liability £2600
Elliott, William 1921 Jan 21 Protestant Longford Agreed British Liability £1000
Fitzgerald, John 1921 Jun 3 Catholic, ex-soldier Kerry    
Fitzgibbon, David 1921 Jun 8 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Not Stated £35
Fouvargue, Vincent P 1921 Mar 21 Catholic, IRA member England    
Frasier, Leslie 1921 May 22 Protestant, ex-soldier Dublin    
Gibbs Joseph 1921 Jan Catholic Monaghan Unknown  
Gillespie, Sandy ? Catholic Longford Unknown Longford - Marie Colman  
Gilligan, John 1921 Apr 6 Catholic, ex-soldier Rosscommon Agreed British Liability £2000
Good, John 1921 Mar 10 Protestant Cork Agreed 50/50.                Shot IRA- Brother in Law of Thomas Bradfield Desertsergus            £7000
Good , William 1921 Mar 26 Protestant, ex-soldier Cork  Son of John Good ex-soldier. Came home from Trinity to settle fathers affairs. Bludgeoned, not shot  
Gordon, James 1920 Aug Catholic, ex-RIC Cork Agreed British Liability £34
Graham, Peter 1921 May 15 Catholic Dublin Agreed British Liability £500
Hackett, Michael 1921 Jun 1 Catholic, ex-soldier Carlow Agreed British Liability £400
Halpin, Thomas 1921 Jun 4 Catholic, ex-Navy Dublin    
Hannon, Tom 1921 Apr 20 Catholic Galway Agreed British Liability £1150
Harrison, John 1921 Apr 22 Protestant Leitrim Agreed British Liability £4640
Harrison, N.J 1921 Apr 30 Catholic, ex-RIC Cork    
Hawkes, John 1920 Oct 13 Catholic Cork Liability - British supporter £300
Hawkins, Edward 1921 May 20 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
Healy, Robert 1921 Jun 15 Catholic. ex-soldier Tipperary    
Heavy, Martin 1920 Dec 31 Catholic, ex-soldier Rosscommon Agreed British Liability £400
Herlihy, James 1920 Aug 20 Catholic Cork    
Hickey, John 1920 Dec 12   Dublin    
Horgan, George 1920 Dec 12 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Agreed British Liability.  Shot as spy IRA £900
Jasper, Godfrey 1920 Oct 29 Protestant, ex-RIC Kerry    
Johnson, George 1921 Apr 11 Protestant Westmeath Agreed British Liability £1000
Johnson, William 1921 Feb 9 Protestant Cork Agreed 50/50.  William was going to follow his late father into the RIC and was shot by local IRA. £4150
Joyce, Patrick 1920 Oct 15 Catholic Galway Not stated £3750
Kane, James 1921 Jun 11 Catholic, ex-RIC Kerry    
Keelan, Patrick 1921 Jul 2 Catholic Meath Not stated £175
Kenny, William 1920 Aug 27 Catholic ex-soldier Kilkenny Not stated £360
Keyes, Peter 1921 Jul 5 Catholic Laois Agreed British Liability £2500
Kidney, Alfred 1921 Feb 4 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Agreed British Liability £750
Kennedy, William 1921 Mar 15 Catholic Carlow    
Kenny, Edward 1921 Apr 22 Catholic Cork    
Kerr , Henry 1921 Mar 25 Catholic Monaghan    
Kirby, Thomas 1921 Jan 8 Catholic, ex-soldier Tipperary    
Knight, Andrew 1921 Jul 7 Protestant Dublin Agreed British Liability £1250
Larmour , Patrick 1921 Mar 9 Catholic. IRA member Monaghan    
Latimer, William 1921 Mar 30 Protestant Leitrim Agreed British Liability £5180
Lawler, John 1921 May 26 Catholic Offaly    
Leacock, Thomas 1921 Mar 15 Catholic Longford    
Lee, Samuel 1921 Jun 11 ? Westmeath    
Lindsay, Mary 1921 Mar 19 Protestant Cork    
Looby, 1921 March Catholic Tipperary    
Lynch, James 1921 May 6 Catholic Cork    
Lynch, John 1921 Jun 26 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
Lyons, Martin 1920 Nov 25 Catholic, ex-soldier Westmeath    
Lysaght, George 1921 Mar 7 Protestant Tipperary Agreed British Liability £147
Lucey, Dan 1921 Mar 20 Catholic Cork Agreed British Liability £500
Maher, James "Rockam" 1921 Mar 7 Catholic, ex-soldier Tipperary Agreed British Liability £1500
Maher, Patrick 1921 Jun 26 Catholic, ex-soldier Tipperary Commission Award £935
Maher, "Slickfoot" ? Unknown, ex-soldier Rosscommon    
McAuley, John 1921 May 8 Unknown Rosscommon    
McCarthy, Daniel 1921 Mar 25 Catholic Cork    
McCarthy, William 1921 Apr 29 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
McGrath, William 1921 Jan 14 Catholic, ex-soldier Dublin    
McMahon, Francis 1921 May 20   Cork Francis Leo McMahon who was identified as a spy by Josephine Marchment Brown, the IRA spy in the office of British Intelligence in Cork.  
McNamee, John 1921 Apr 8 Catholic Longford Not Stated £1240
McPhearson, William A 1921 Jul 7 Protestant, ex-soldier Cork Agreed British Liability. Shot as spy- IRA £200
McPhillips, Frank 1921 Mar 9 Catholic Monaghan Agreed British Liability £410
Meara, Patrick "Swordy" 1921 Mar 7 Catholic, ex-soldier Tipperary    
Mohally, William 1921, Feb 20 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
Moloney, John 1921 Jul 8 Catholic, ex-soldier Limerick    
Monds, James 1921 Apr 7 Protestant Roscommon Probably shot by a Protestant para military group  
Moran, William 1921 Apr 13 Catholic, ex-soldier Waterford Agreed British Liability £50
Morris, Thomas 1921 Apr 2 Catholic ex-soldier, ex-RIC Galway    
Morrisey, James 1921 May 25 Catholic, ex-soldier Wexford    
Murray, Henry 1921 Feb 25 Catholic, ex-soldier Louth Not stated £135
Nagle, David 1921 Mar 13 Catholic, ex-RIC Cork Agreed British Liability £1400
Nagle, John Sandy 1921 Mar 25 Catholic Kerry    
Newman, Hugh 1921 Jun 29 Catholic, ex-soldier Carlow Agreed British Liability £2500
Newsome, Jeremiah 1921 Feb 8 Catholic, ex-soldier Wexford Agreed 50/50 £150
Noble, Brigid 1921, Mar 4 Catholic Cork British supporter £2000
Nolan, William 1921 Jul 11 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
O'Brien, Michael 1920 Nov 13 Catholic Monaghan Agreed 50/50 £125
O'Callaghan, Daniel 1921 Jun 21 Catholic, ex-Navy Cork    
O'Callaghan, John 1920 Sep 15 Catholic Cork British Liability £950
O'Callaghan, Stephen 1921 Apr 29 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
O'Connell, Patrick 1921 Jun 17 Catholic, ex-soldier Offaly    
O'Connor, George B 1921 Jul 10 Protestant, ex-soldier Cork Agreed British Liability. Shot as spy- IRA £5000
O'Dempsey, Michael 1921 Mar 15 Catholic Carlow Agreed 50/50 £4500
O'Donoghue, Frank 1921 Jun Catholic Carlow    
O'Grady, John 1921 Mar 18 Catholic, ex-soldier Limerick Agreed British Liability £450
O'Hanlon, Hugh 1921 Jun 7 Catholic Armagh    
O'Keefe, Michael 1921 Apr 30 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Agreed British Liability £950
O'Keefe, Michael 1921 May 17 Catholic, ex-soldier Kilkenny Not Stated £100
O'Leary, John 1921, Feb 14 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
O'Mahony, John 1921 Apr 7 Catholic, ex-soldier Kerry Agreed British Liability £3000
O'Meara, Michael 1920 Dec 31 Catholic, ex-soldier Limerick Agreed British Liability £2850
O'Neill, Patrick James 1921 Apr 15 Protestant, ex-soldier Dublin    
O'Sullivan, Christopher 1921 May 27 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Agreed British Liability £1850
O'Sullivan, Michael 1921 Feb 20 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork British Liability £2000
O'Sullivan, Thomas 1921 May 4 Catholic Kerry    
Peacock, Warren J 1921 May 31 Protestant, ex-soldier Cork Alleged Spy-IRA  
Pearson, Abraham 1921 Jul 1 Protestant Offaly Agreed British Liability £1000
Pearson, Richard 1921 Jul 1 Protestant Offaly Agreed British Liability £500
Pike, Robert 1921 Jun 18 Catholic, ex-soldier Dublin Agreed British Liability £40
Power, Michael 1921 Jun 13 Catholic, ex-soldier Kildare Agreed British Liability £3300
Poynton, John 1921 Jul 10 Protestant, ex-RIC Laois Agreed British Liability £1200
Purcell, William B 1921 May 6 Catholic ex-soldier Cork    
Quinlisk, Timothy 1920 Feb 20 Catholic ex-soldier Cork    
Rae, Patrick 1921 Jan 23 Catholic Cork British Liability £2000
Reilly, Alfred Charles 1921 Feb 9 Protestant Cork British Liability. Shot as part of Din Din Riordain/Freemason Spy Ring- IRA £9000
Reilly, John 1921 Apr 21 Catholic, ex-soldier Clare Agreed British Liability £1200
Reilly, Michael 1921 Jun 17 Catholic Offaly Agreed British Liability £1000
Round P 1921 Jun   Roscommon    
Ryan, James Shanker 1921 Feb 5 Catholic, ex-soldier Dublin    
Ryan, Michael 1921 Feb 19 Catholic, ex-soldier Tipperary Not stated £150
Saunders, James 1921 May 5 Catholic Cork    
Scanlon, Martin 1921 May 8 Catholic, ex-RIC Rosscommon Agreed British Liability £2500
Sheehan, Cornelius 1921 Mar 19 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
Sheehan, John 1921, Mar 5 Catholic Cork    
Sheehan, John 1921 Apr 21 Catholic Cork    
Sheehan, Patrick 1921 Jun 28 Catholic Cork    
Skelton, James 1921 Mar 21 Catholic, ex-soldier Wexford    
Skelton, Thomas 1921 Mar 21 Catholic Wexford    
Smith, Thomas 1921 Jun 26 Catholic, ex-soldier Longford Agreed British Liability £1000
Smith, Thomas Herbert 1920 Nov 21 Protestant, ex-soldier Dublin British Liability £3500
Smyth, James 1921 Jun 7 Catholic Armagh    
Steadman, Eric 1921 Jul 9 Unknown, ex-soldier Offaly    
Stennings, Frederick 1921 Mar 30 Protestant Cork Agreed British Liability. Alleged Spy-IRA £5500
Straw, William Jack 1920 Oct 21 not known, ex-soldier Dublin    
Stone, Robert 1921 Apr 16 Protestant Tipperary Agreed British Liability £1000
Sullivan, Francis 1921 Jul 1 Catholic Cork    
Sullivan , John 1921 Jun 28 catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
Sullivan, William 1921 Feb 14 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Not stated £50
Sweetman, Matt 1921 Feb 19 Protestant Cork Agreed 50/50.  Shot for giving evidence to Crown Court- IRA £100
Treanor, Arthur 1921 Jun 25 Catholic Monaghan    
Turpin, Brian 1921 ? Tipperary    
Unknown man 1921 Jul 2 ? Westmeath    
Vicars, Arthur 1921 Apr 14 Protestant, ex-soldier Kerry    
Wallis, George 1921 Jun 15 Protestant Tipperary    
Waldron, Thomas 1921 Jul 15   Roscommon    
Waldron , Michael 1921 Jul 15   Roscommon    
Walsh , David 1921 May 16 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork    
Walsh, Michael 1921 Feb 18 Catholic, ex-soldier Cork Not stated £650
Walker , Thomas 1921 Apr 14 Protestant Sligo    
Ward, Bernard 1920 Nov 6 Catholic, ex-soldier Rosscommon Agreed British Liability £2500
Weymes, John 1921 Apr 6 Catholic, ex-RIC Rosscommon Agreed British Liability £1700

 

https://sites.google.com/site/protestantcork191136/protestant-civilians-killed-in-cork-1921-1923

http://irishmedals.org/civilians-killed.html

The figures for payments come from the Compensation Claim Register. It is difficult to know exactly what the acceptance of liabilty means.

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