!! Connaught Journal; Apr 1, 1824 "Provincial Intelligence"
- THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Thursday, April 1, 1824
There are 168 for trial at Clonmel, of whom 28 are for murder.
Patt Duffy, aged 70, an Irishman, is sentenced at Rutland Assizes to be
hanged for a rape.
On Thursday Sylvester Cullen, of Ballyvalden, was tried before the
Sub-Commissioners for on the 29 September, 1822, offering a bribe to Mr. Wm.
Biddick, (then chief officer of the preventive service on the Blackwater
station,) to allow the landing of smuggled goods. This trail was put off on a
former occasion, and on the present the defendant (Sylvester Cullen) was fined
300l. Mr Biddick attended from Connemara, in the County Galway, where he was
On Wednesday morning last, Lieut. John Goodwin, of Ballina, of the _____
Garrison Barracks, dropped suddenly dead. He had been just after dressing, and
was apparently in perfect health.- How true it is, "that in the midst of life we
are in death."--Mayo Paper
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News