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Mckeon, Tony

A farmer in the neighborhood of Ballycloran, who believed firmly in Thady Macdermot‘s innocence, and with Father John worked ceaselessly for his acquittal.

"He was something between forty-five and fifty, about six feet two high, with a goodhumoured red face; he was inclined to be corpulent ... was a great eater, and a very great drinker; it is said that he could put any man in Connaught under the table, and carry himself to bed sober"