1840

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Galway Harbour – 1840

Connaught Journal –  26th March, 1840 YORK v the Galway Harbour Commissioners This was an action instituted by the plaintiff against the defendants in their corporate capacity, to recover compensation for the value of his sloop and boats, which he alleged were damaged during the night of the memorable storm in January 1839, by the … Continue reading

Loughrea – 1840

South Australian 2nd April, 1840 p.6 In the Dublin Monitor of the 26th of October last, a long Report is contained of the proceedings of a recent meeting held at Loughrea, in the county of Galway, with the view of promoting emigration to South Australia. The meeting was attended by all the influential landed proprietors … Continue reading

Temperate times – 1849

Australian Chronicle 17th November, 1840 p.2 (abridged) To the Editor of the “Freeman’s Journal.” The Very Rev. Mr. Mathew, being on a visit at Kilcornan, the hospitable mansion of N. Redington., Esq., M.P., administered the total abstinence pledge, on the 21st and 22nd ult. to upwards of eight hundred postulants. Many from the neighbouring parishes … Continue reading

Integrity – 1840

The Connaught Journal 17th December, 1840 A few years ago, during one of our often recurring “hard summers” the poorer classes in the neighbourhood of Mr. Patrick Lalor, of Tennkill, suffered severly from the scarcity and high price of potatoes; and Mr. Lalor (at first in a few instances) became security to a gentleman, then … Continue reading

Galway Docks – 1840

THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL 15th October, 1840 NEW GALWAY DOCKS On Monday last a great concourse of persons assembled upon our new Docks and Quays to witness the first vessel into our new and splendid basin; and had not the circumstances been unexpected the crowd would have been much more numerous. Our new Docks are still … Continue reading

The Progress of Temperance – Ballinderreen – 1840

Australasian Chronicle 17th November, 1840 The Very Rev. Fr. Mathew, being on a visit at Kilcornan, the hospirable mansion of N. Redington, Esq., M P., administered the total abstinence pledge on the 21st and 22nd ult., to upwards of eight hundred postulants. Many from the neighbouring parishes of Oranmore, Ballinacourty, Ballinderreen, &c., who lost the … Continue reading

Curranroo and beyond – 1867

A Walking Tour Round Ireland in 1865 by an Englishman London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street. 1867 p181/2 (abridged) I left Kinvarra at half-past nine o’clock this morning. I pass to the right on leaving the town a round tower, and on the left you have the hills of Clare. Then to the right there … Continue reading

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