!! Ballina Chronicle; June 5, 1850; Misc Items
- BALLINA CHRONICLE
Wednesday, June 5, 1850
- Mr. Marcus Babbington, the owner of the premises in Derry, in which the
recent gunpowder explosion occurred, died on Monday in consequence of the
injuries he received.
- Brown paper is now manufactured of straw at the Glenville mills, Cork.
- Friday about 600 left Waterford by the Liverpool steamer for America.
- It is said that on the retirement of the Lord Lieutenant from Ireland,
Dublin Castle will be converted into apartments for the families of
distressed Peers and placed on a level with Hampton Court.
- Mr. Godby has returned to Dublin to hand over his department in the
General Post Office to his successor Mr. Cornwall. Mr. Ives shortly retires
after a service of 50 years. Several other officers leave the head office on
- The Queen's Bench has granted a conditional order against Mr. W.
Fitzgibbon of Cork, the extensive mercer, for having called Mr. T. Scallan,
of that city, "a liar, blackguard, ruffian and scoundrel."
- Mr. Thomas Bunbury, of Russeltown, is committed to Carlow gaol and his
son, Mr. Henry Bunbury, is admitted to bail, both for threatening the life
of a sheriff's bailiff and discharging a gun at him.
- Lord Cecil Gordon has taken the surname of Moore in regard to the family
of his deceased beloved wife.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News