!! Irish Catholic Chronicle; 9 Nov 1867 "Limerick Items"
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Saturday, 9 November 1867
MURDER ON THE ROXBOROUGH ROAD NEAR LIMERICK- A man named John Donovan, a steward
of the late Rev. Richard Dickson's was killed yesterday (Friday) by the blow of
a stone, inflicted by a man named Whelan from Kilteely, who is arrested. Great
praise is due to the workmen of our worthy Mayor, who gave chase to the
murderer, apprehended him, and gave him up to the police. The murdered man
leaves a wife and four children, the farmer of whom was in his company on the
melancholy occasion.--Southern Chronicle.
PICKING THE POCKET OF THE CHAIRMAN OF COUNTY LIMERICK.- John Leahy, Esq., Q.C.,
Chariman of the county Limerick, concluded the business of the county and city
on yesterday, and left by the 4 o'clock train. Before leaving, a
respectable-looking man was apprehended by the police for attempting to pick his
worship's pocket at the terminus.--Southern Chronicle.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News