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Leinster Leader 21 November 1936
Phoenix Park Murders recalled

Sergt. Emerson, whose death occurred recently, was attached many years ago to R.I.C. Barracks at Straffan. After the disbandment of the R.I.C. he became a member of the Dock Police in Dublin, and was still with that force at the time of his death. His demise will be deeply regretted.
It is interesting to recall that deceased, while in the R.I.C. force was at the time a member of the escort of Mr. Burke, under Secretary of State for Ireland, who was assassinated in the Phoenix Park.

An article from the Leinster Leader of 21 November 1936 which recalled the Phoenix Park assassinations

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