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St. George’s corn – 1823

Connaught Journal – 24th April, 1823 TOWN OF GALWAY SESSIONS (abridged) – This case came on on Friday last. Mr. M. had been conveying corn from Oughterard, west of this town, to Tyrone, Ballinderreen, the seat of his master, Arthur French ST. GEORGE, Esq.  On arriving at the toll-gap, toll was demanded of him by … Continue reading

Modern improvements – 1823

Connaught Journal, Galway 5th June, 1823 MODERN IMPROVEMENTS (abridged) It has been thought expedient to place upon the levey book a good round sum for the erection of two Galleries in the Church of St. Nicholas. One Gallery is finished, at least the heavy work has been gone through, and has cost the inhabitants of this miserable … Continue reading

Priorities – 1823

Connaught Journal April 3rd,1823 CASTLEBAR ASSIZES (abridged) William S., manslaughter, to be imprisoned 12 months. Thomas C., for stealing a mare, to be hanged on the 12th May. Andrew B., for stealing a cow, recommended by the Grand Jury to be transported for seven years. William F., for similar offence, same sentence. Neal M’M, for … Continue reading

Connaught Roads 1823

Connaught Journal 11th August 11, 1823 REPORTS(abridged) [Extract from Mr. NIMMO’s Report on the Western District.] ‘The plains of Connaught are in general numerously provided with roads. These seem to have been multiplied in a degree which the country is hardly able to support. A great many of them having got into bad repair. The … Continue reading

Pay the Porter – 1823

Connaught Journal 5th June 1823 TO THE EDITOR OF THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL (abridged) SIR I beg through the medium of your valuable print to direct the public attention to the wretched state of those poor creatures that are sent to the Fever Hospital. You are aware that in consequence of the rapid decrease of Typhus … Continue reading

Timetables – 1823

Connaught Journal 14th August, 1823 THE GALWAY AND LIMERICK DAY CARR, Will start from the Commercial Building’s lane, at 7 o’clock, A.M. on Friday next and every succeeding Monday, Wednesday and Friday having Two Seats each day, from this for Ennis; Two for Gort, and Two for Galway; and also the same day, Two from … Continue reading

New Garden and Farm seeds – Loughrea – 1823

Connaught Journal January 30 , 1823 New Garden & Farm Seeds. Elizabeth Cloran of Loughrea respectfully informs the Customers of her House and the Public, that she has arrived to her from London, per the New Harmony for Dublin, her annual, extensive and general assortment of Garden, Farming, Flower Seeds, which she having imported from … Continue reading

‘Nor wood to bury a man’ – 1823

Connaught Journal Galway, Ireland May 15, 1823 (abridged) VESTRY CESS- PARISH COFFINS We are anxious as any for economy in the concerns of the Parish; and we have so frequently alluded to some matters, in the expenditure of which very important savings may be made. We made it our business to look over the different … Continue reading

A curious construction – 1823

Connaught Journal Galway March 13, 1823 A spinning wheel of curious construction and very neat workmanship was exhibited on Monday last to the Ladies’ Association in the Court-house of Ennis. It is made to have eight persons work at it, and, we understand, fully answers the purpose. The maker is James RO*A*E, who resides in … Continue reading

Fortitude – 1823

Connaught Journal Galway, Ireland Thursday, June 12, 1823 On Wednesday, rather an interesting looking woman was observed standing on the verge of the quay, opposite where the brig Fortitude, freighted with passengers for America, was lying; when, on hearing a shot fired, she thought it was the signal for sailing, on which she plunged into … Continue reading

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