Tallaght shooting incident

Published: 19 December 1913

An inquest was held today by the City Coroner over the death of Mrs Marcella Walsh of Kilmanagh, Tallaght which occurred on Thursday morning as a result of her being shot on Wednesday afternoon.

Two men, Michael Walsh and Jon Sheppard – both labourers – have been arrested in connection with the affair.

When the victim entered hospital on Wednesday she was suffering from a puncture wound on the left temple. An operation was performed but she later died.

The jury found that the woman did indeed die from the gunshot would but that there was no evidence as to who fired the shot.

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