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The Connaught Smuggler (Part 1) – 1881

Cork Examiner, Supplement 23rd July, 1881 (abridged) About the commencement of the present century, the Connaught gentry, who seldom thought of going to Dublin, used, besides rigging themselves out at Ballinasloe Fair, to have their common and occasional wants in the way of raiment, jewellery, and spicery, supplied by pedlars.  These pedlars went about the … Continue reading

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