John Mandeville

Life
1849-1888; b. Mitchelstown, Co. Cork; imprisoned in Tullamore Jail with O’Brien in connection with the Plan of Campaign and the tenants’ struggle on the Mitchelstown estate, 9 Sept. 1887, when the constabulary fired on the crowd involved in shielding those two from arrest, killing three men; action defended by Marquess of Londonderry, then Lord Lieutenant, though subsequently the officers held responsible were discharged; held naked in jail as not being allowed to wear his own clothing under direct orders of Chief Secretary Arthur Balfour; d. July 1888. DIH