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Kinvara – 1867

Ballinrobe Chronicle 13th July, 1867 p.4 (abridged)

Photo: Cresswell Archives
Photo: Cresswell Archives

On Sunday night, the 30th ult., a daring attempt was made to enter an out house of Mr. William Donohoe, shopkeeper, Kinvarra. The parties had succeeded in lifting a large portion of the thatch, and would in all probability have effected an entrance, but fortunately their thievish designs were frustrated by the vigilance of a large bull-dog, whose opportune barking roused the family just in time. The dog gave chase, but owing to a height which he had some difficulty in climbing, he did not succeed in capturing any of them. In the house was stored some wool and a considerable quantity of bacon.
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B.A., M.A.(Archaeology); Regional Tour Guide; Dip. Radio Media Tech; H.Dip. Computer Science.

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