Daniel O’Connell

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Loughrea – 1844

The Australian 11th Jan, 1844 (abridged) The first monster meeting since the prorogation of Parliament, came off at Loughrea, in the county of Galway, about ninety miles from Dublin, on Sunday. Mr. O’Connell went with his friends from Dublin in a carriage and four to Ballinasloe. He departed from thence about twelve o’clock on Sunday … Continue reading

Galway Banquet – 1843

The Cork Examiner, June 30th, 1843 (abridged) The great public banquet to Mr. O’Connell took place this evening at the magnificent and extensive pavilion, erected for the purpose in Eyre Square, and served as a fitting conclusion to the grand and imposing scene of yesterday. The preparations were all on the most extensive scale, and … Continue reading

The Liberator – Galway – 1843

The Cork Examiner 30th June, 1843 p.1 Daniel O’Connell in Galway (abridged) From an early hour the streets were densely thronged by the country people, who continued to pour into the town in countless thousands, exhibiting in their persons all the wild and picturesque costumes of the west. The women’s short dark-red flannel petticoats were … Continue reading

The Knight of County Clare – 1828

Freemans Journal 14th July, 1828 p.3   (abridged) The return to the writ for the Election of a Knight to serve in Parliament for the County of Clare was received at the Crown office, London, on Thursday. The following is a copy of the return and the Indenture accompanying it; By virtue of this writ, … Continue reading

The Warning – 1847

Sydney Chronicle 16th October, 1847 The Warning Hear you not that wild wind moaning, Shrieking o’er our withered land? Hear you not our mountains groaning To tell us sorrow is at hand? See you not our people dying. Young and old are swept away ; The proud and strong around are lying, Ere life ebbs … Continue reading

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