Dáil Éireann - Volume 1 - 25 October, 1922
CEISTEANNA—QUESTIONS. - A GLASTHULE PRISONER.
TOMAS MAC EOIN TOMAS MAC EOIN
TOMAS MAC EOIN: To ask the Minister for Defence if he will explain on what charge John Mathews, of cold-well Street, Glasthule, Co. Dublin, has been arrested and is still detained, whether he signed the usual form of undertaking nearly four weeks ago, and is prepared to give any guarantees the Military require of his good behaviour.
MINISTER for DEFENCE (General R. Mulcahy) Richard (General) Mulcahy
MINISTER for DEFENCE (General R. Mulcahy): John Mathews was arrested on suspicion of doing intelligence work for the Irregulars. Although he has signed the usual form of undertaking, it is not considered advisable to release him, at present.
Dáil Éireann 1 CEISTEANNA—QUESTIONS. A GLASTHULE PRISONER.