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An average harvest – 1835

The Sydney Gazette 7th May, 1835 p.4 (abridged) The harvest promises to be an average one, and all the misgivings that were felt during the course of the summer, as to the prospects of the potato crop, have, we are much gratified in stating, altogether given way. That crop will, perhaps, be more abundant this … Continue reading

Cruinniú na mBád – New Quay – 1835

Freeman’s Journal 14th December, 1835 P4 A few days ago a regatta took place at New Quay. Mr O’Connell Esq., M.P. acted as commodore, and he and John Scott, of Cahercon, Esq., both subscribed 10/s towards the amusements. The sailing and rowing matches were excellent. The chief race for hookers was won by a Connemara … Continue reading

A singular occurrence – Galway – 1835

Welshman 2nd October 1835. In 1830 a lady came to reside in Galway bringing with her a very interesting daughter about eight years of age. The husband of the lady had deserted her, and no tidings of him could be had. Whilst in Galway she married again, and died in childbed of her first child … Continue reading

Herring tithe – 1835

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser 8th October, 1835 Herrings – 1835 One of the most remarkable objections to the continuance of the tithe system was stated the other night in the House of Commons; A clergyman, having obtained a post on the coast of Ireland, decided to take a tithe of the … Continue reading

Galway Gaol – 1835

The Sydney Herald 19th October, 1835 p4 A treadmill is being erected in Galway gaol, by the power of which blocks of marble may be sawed and plashed. This will be what you may call hard labour. ================

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