1921 Apr 9. DI1 JA MacKinnon, DI3 WH Ballantine who was the Coy Intelligence Officer, S/L Surtees(he was slightly wounded) T/C CVH Harrison were at the shooting of Driscoll. Surtees was wounded by shotgun pellets and later got £60 compensation. 3 Crossley tenders went to inspect a temporary bridge that intelligence had led them to believe would be destroyed by the IRA. They found a group of men in the act of trying to destroy it. The group split and ran, and the Auxiliaries opened fire. Daniel Driscoll was hit and later died of the wounds
1924 May 20 Question in Irish Parliament
TOMAS O CONAILL: Information on Tomas O'Connell Zoom on Tomas O'Connell asked the Minister for Finance whether he received in May, 1923, a claim for compensation from the relatives of the late Mr. Daniel O'Driscoll, of East Commons, Ardfert, Kerry, who was shot by British Forces on April 9th, 1921; whether this claim has been considered by the Compensation (Personal Injuries) Committee, and, if so, with what result, and whether payment of compensation is likely to be made in the near future in this case.
The PRESIDENT: This case will be heard by the Compensation (Personal Injuries) Committee at Killarney on Thursday next, and their report will be furnished to me in due course.