1866

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St. Coman’s, Kinvara – 1866

The Irish Times 8th December, 1866 (abridged) The Privy Council met yesterday in the Council Chamber at 3.30. Present: Excellency the Lord Lieutenant,  the Lord Chancellor,  the Recorder,  Right Hon. J.Napier,  Mr. Justice O’Hagan, the Chief Secretary, Mr. Justice George, and the Lord Bishop of Meath. The Attorney-General and Solicitor-General attended. In re the Churchyard … Continue reading

The Ballad Singers – 1866

Freeman’s Journal 14th April, 1866 p.229 (abridged) In Ireland in ’48 a good many editors of newspapers were arrested, but not one ballad singer. In ’65 only one disloyal editor, Mr. Clark Luby, has been arrested; but the arrests of ballad singers in Cork, Dublin, Tralee, Limerick, and the country towns of the south has … Continue reading

Guaire – 1866

Nation 27th October, 1866 p.10 ‘Twas when the troops of Guaire Had Suffered sore defeat, And he a lowly prisoner, Was brought to Dhiarmuid’s feet. Unto him came a Druid, All at the King’s behest, To sound the sea of charity That dwelt in Guaire’s breast. The Druid knelt beside him, And thus to Guaire … Continue reading

St. Coman’s, Kinvara – 1866

Freeman’s Journal 8th December, 1866 p.4 The Council during its sitting considered a requisition sent to it by the guardians of the Gort Union to close Kinvara burial ground, alleging that it was overcrowded and intramural. The inhabitants petitioned the Council not to close the burial ground, stating that there was ample accommodation, and that … Continue reading

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