Forty- eight hours after the death of Garda Richard Fallon and the robbery of £2,000 from the Royal Bank on Arran Quay in 1970. Police appealed for seven men to come forward. wanted posters were issued for seven suspects connected with Saor Eire the most militant Republican group in the country.
They were named as Simon O’Donnell, 7 Gardiner Place, Dublin, Joseph Dillon, 62 St Anne’s Villas, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin; Patrick Dillon (same address); Patrick Frances (Frank) Keane, 18 North Rd Finglas. Thomas (Charlie) O’Neill, “Cloan,” Lower Beaumont Drive Ballintemple , Cork and 70 Kildare St, Dublin; John (Sean) Morrissey, 64 Ard- Na Greine, Clonmel and Cherrygarth, Mount Merrion, Dublin; Sean (Ructions)Doyle 261 Sillogue Rd, Ballmun.