From the Freeman’s Journal, 5 February 1916:
“TALL HATS IN DUBLIN
MULLEN V LEMASS
(Before Mr Justice Pim)
The plaintiff, Kate Mullen, brought an action to recover from the defendant, John Lemass, £90, arrears of rent due out of premises at 15 Usher’s quay. The defendant pleaded surrender, and that he was entitled to certain deductions for rates and taxes, and that the rent had been reduced by £3 by agreement many years ago.
When the case was called, Mr C.S. Campbell (instructed