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Wreck of the Commerce – 1848

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ COLONIAL TIMES 15TH DECEMBER, 1848 WRECK OF THE COMMERCE EMIGRANT SHIP A most shocking loss of an emigrant ship, with upwards of one hundred persons on board, was reported at Lloyd’s. The vessel that met with the sad disaster was the barque Commerce, belonging to Limerick, 267 ton burthen, Halliday master. She sailed from … Continue reading

Haunted – 1914

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ TRUE IRISH GHOST STORIES (excerpts) COMPILED BY St. John D. Seymour B.D & Harry L. Neligan D.I.R.I.C.  1914 Courtesy: Project Gutenberg   A lady, who requests that her name be suppressed, relates a strange sight seen by her sister in Galway. The latter’s husband was stationed in that town about seventeen years ago. One … Continue reading

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