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An interesting find – 1788

The Times, London 17th July, 1788 (abridged) A short time ago some labourers were clearing the race ground of Loughmore, near Limerick. They found a small brass box, containing a piece of parchment five inches square, on which is written the admission of a fellow or scholar at Mungret University. Mungret University was at an … Continue reading

Cyder v wine – 1788

The Times London, Middlesex, England October 25, 1788 Cyder is so cheap this year, that on the condition of giving two hogsheads, in either the counties of Limerick or Waterford, one of them is filled (or tilled) land given in return for the other. Cyder is certainly an healthy beverage, but should not be drank … Continue reading

A rare find – 1788

The Times 
London, Middlesex, England 
July 17, 1788     A short time since as some labourers were clearing the race ground of Loughmore, near Limerick, they found a small brass box, containing a piece of parchment five inches square, on which is written the admission of a fellow or scholar at Mungret University, which was … Continue reading

The Hearth Tax – 1788

THE TIMES (LONDON) 28TH MARCH, 1788 (abridged) Mr. Conolly of Ireland has brought forward a motion for abolishing the tax upon HEARTHS, and the Irish Ministry will not oppose it. In Ireland, hearth-money is at this day more oppressive than ever it was in England. 
This tax has ever been hateful, and as the subject … Continue reading

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