Funeral of Senator Billy Fox, 35 years, Protestant, Fine Gael politician, Co Monaghan, Rep of Ireland, 14th March 1974. He was previously a TD (Irish MP).  Fox was visiting the home near Clones of his fiancee which unknown to him had been taken over by thirteen armed paramilitaries. He ran from the scene but was followed and shot dead in a nearby field. Five members of the Provisional IRA were subsequently tried and convicted of the killing. Among the mourners at his funeral was the President of Ireland, Erskine Childers. 197403140164c.<br />
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Funeral of Senator Billy Fox, 35 years, Protestant, Fine Gael politician, Co Monaghan, Rep of Ireland, 14th March 1974. He was previously a TD (Irish MP). Fox was visiting the home near Clones of his fiancee which unknown to him had been taken over by thirteen armed paramilitaries. He ran from the scene but was followed and shot dead in a nearby field. Five members of the Provisional IRA were subsequently tried and convicted of the killing. Among the mourners at his funeral was the President...
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