Dublin criminal Martin Cahill, also known as 'The General' is transported to Spike Island prison to serve a custodial sentence.

Just before 7 pm this evening Martin Cahill, the man who denies that he is ‘The General’, is brought to the pier in Cobh in an unmarked Garda car, accompanied by members of the Garda Serious Crime Squad and the Prison Service.  

Handcuffed to a prison officer, Cahill boards a boat for Spike Island prison, where he will serve a custodial sentence.  This evening he has only a brief comment for reporters,

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An RTÉ News report broadcast on 6 June 1988.  The reporter is Tom MacSweeney.