THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Thursday, September 16, 1824
ENNIS, SEPT. 13 - Tuesday, as the Right Hon. John Ormsby Vandeleur and
Sir Hugh Dillon Massy, Bart. were riding toward Kilrush, from Kilmore, the
seat of Poole Hickman, Esq. the horse of the former becoming restive, threw
him on his side, which was bruised severely; he also received a slight
contusion on the forehead. His carriage was sent for immediately, and he was
removed to his mansion, at Kilrush, when medical assistance was sent for -
we are happy to learn, that no dangerous consequences are apprehended.
Thursday, a poor man dropped apparently dead, in the streets of
Kilrush. Will it be believed that want of food was the cause of this
The entire amount of Presentments granted at the last Assizes of the
County of Clare, is £8916.5s.0d.
CORK, SEPT. 11 - On Wednesday night last, some keepers who had
distrained crops on the lands of Ballinure, at Blackrock, within the
liberties of Cork, where there were two years rent due to the landlord, John
T. Rye, Esq. were visited by an armed party, who ordered them into a house,
on threat of shooting them if they disobeyed. When inside, the door was
locked on them, and all the corn, &c., comprising the chief part of the
distress, was removed from the lands. This is another specimen of what the
liberals term "returning tranquility."
The Arabian pony rode by Lord Combermere, carried Napoleon at the
battle of Waterloo.
Wednesday the Anne and Amelia sailed from Cork with convicts to New
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