RIC Constable Martin Fallon

 

RIC Constable Martin Fallon (aged 31) from County Roscommon (Barrack Street, Clonakilty)

Date of incident: 3 May 1921

Sources: II, 5 May 1921; FJ, 6 May 1921; CE, 7, 11, 13, 18 May 1921; CCE, 14 May 1921; Abbott (2000), 230; Kingston (2013), 44; http://www.policerollofhonour.org.uk/forces/ireland_to_1922/ric/ric_roll.htm (accessed 16 Oct. 2014).

 

Note: Members of the IRA fired on Constables Fallon and Cullen while they were in Kingston’s public house in Clonakilty and also threw a bomb into the premises. Both were badly wounded. Fallon, formerly a farmer in County Roscommon, died of his wounds in Cork Military Hospital on 9 May. He had eleven years of service with the RIC.


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