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!! Ballina Chronicle; May 1, 1850; Miscellaneous

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Ballina, Mayo, Ireland Wednesday, May 1, 1850 MISCELLANEOUS There are 520 prisoners in Tralee gaol, three times more that it was built to
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      BALLINA CHRONICLE
      Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
      Wednesday, May 1, 1850

      MISCELLANEOUS
      There are 520 prisoners in Tralee gaol, three times more that it was
      built to accommodate.
      Eight vessels laden with Indian corn, wheat and oats, arrived at Galway
      last week.
      No dividend is expected at the next meeting of the City of Dublin steam
      packet company.
      Carlisle fort, on the Cork river, is preparing for the reception of 200
      convicts from Spike Island.
      All the emigrants embarking at Galway this season sail for the United
      States.
      The damage done to Dublin by the hurricane, is estimated at 27,000l.
      At Kilrush there are 7,700 persons in receipt of out door relief, and
      3,656 in the workhouse.
      There are 18 Irish bred horses entered for the Chester Cup.
      Mr. Donovan, of Cork, ship carpenter, fell into the docks of Galway on
      Sunday night, and was drowned.
      Upwards of 400 persons left Waterford on Friday by the Liverpool
      steamer on their way to America.
      The Lord Chancellor has appointed John Francis Brown, Esq., of Tuam, to
      the Commission of the Peace for the county Galway.
      Mr. Joseph Robbins, whose estate of Firgrove was sold for eighteen
      years purchase, under the Encumbered Estates Commission, is the Governor of
      the Kilkenny gaol.
      On Friday at Parsonstown, John Slevin, Michael Meary, and Patrick
      Burke, were sentenced to 14 years transportation for the abduction of Miss
      Kate Scully.
      On Tuesday, the rev. Mr. Phillips, P.P., was riding in the vicinity of
      Clogher, when his horse threw him, and the rev. gentleman falling on his
      head was killed on the spot.
      Friday night the office of Mr. Hughes's flour mill Galway, was entered
      by miscreants who broke open the desk, and took therefrom three packages of
      silver, containing 10l. each, two 1l. notes and 6l. in copper.
      A number of unfortunate tenants have been evicted during the last week,
      and their houses thrown down on the property of Lord Oranmore, in the
      neighbourhood of Turloghmore, Clare and Galway.- The proceedings were under
      the Chancery Court.
      The Killarney guardians have resolved that no system of tenure requires
      amendment more than that of Trinity College, who held 88,000 acres in Kerry,
      yet their land is the most impoverished, by the principle of short lease,
      and heavy fines, thus retarding improvements and deterring industry.
      Thomas N. Bagot, Esq., is chairman, Richard D'Arcy, Esq., vice
      chairman, Roderick J. Kealy, Esq, deputy vice chairman of the new union of
      Glenmaddy, Galway.
      Dr. Porter reports four hopeless cases of cholera in Carlow union
      hospital.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
      http://www.IrelandOldNews.com/
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