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Loughrea – 1896

Loughrea Lake Wikimedia Commons Photo: Anthony
Loughrea Lake
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The Mercury 18th December, 1896 p3

Messrs Dillon, O’Brien, Harris and Sheehy, all Irish members of Parliament, were arrested by the police yesterday at Loughrea near Galway, while presiding over a committee for collection of rents, under the plan of campaign promulgated by the United Ireland newspaper.