. Atlantic Affair by John Waller
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APPENDIX 5 – EXTRACTS FROM THE COURT CASE

“There were peculiar circumstances in connection with the burning.”
Midland Tribune, 17th October 1931

At Galway Circuit Court, on Friday (before Judge Wyse Power) Capt. Otway Waller claimed compensation for the alleged malicious burning of Invernisk House, Banagher.

Several witnesses were examined, and the further hearing adjourned to Saturday, and the Judge gave his decision that evening awarding the applicant a total decree for the house and contents of £5,789 4s 6d, with cost and expenses, when taxed to be levied two-thirds as a county-at-large charge on Galway, and one-third as a county-at-large charge on Offaly.

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