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The rent office, Loughrea – 1937

The Daily News 9th November, 1937 p6

Loughrea lake Photo: Anthony Wikimedia Commons
Loughrea lake
Photo: Anthony
Wikimedia Commons

An infernal machine today partly wrecked the rent-office in Loughrea, County Galway, where the Earl of Harewood’s agent is due tomorrow to collect quarterly rents from the Harewood tenants.

Arrests are expected.

Negotiations are progressing between the Earl of Harewood and tenants for the sale of the town of Loughrea. Court proceedings for the recovery of outstanding rents have been postponed pending an agreement