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As Gaeilge – 1861

The Star (Victoria, Australia) 30th May, 1861 p2

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During the swearing in of a batch of Irish witnesses at the General Sessions yesterday to appear at the next Circuit Court it transpired that one of them, from County Clare, was ignorant of all languages but his native Erse.
An interpreter was obtained to make know to him the meaning of the recognisance.