!! Ballina Chronicle; Jan 16, 1850 "Misc News"
- BALLINA CHRONICLE
Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, January 16, 1850
The elevation of Sir Robert Peel to the peerage is an event not far
The late Loughrea workhouse was insured in the Sun office for £8,000.
Belfast has 467 registered ships engaged in the foreign and coasting trade.
Mr. Edward M'Cabe of Cootehill, was drowned at the Canal Harbour, Dublin,
The Rev. John Payne Shaw was discharged by the Insolvent Debtors' Court,
Dublin, last week.
A horse-rider named Noone dropped dead near Ballinasloe on Thursday.
Two workhouses in the county Donegal and the county Fermanagh, almost
sustain their inmates by the labour of the paupers.
Mr. O'Neill, printer and bookseller, Belfast, was fined 10l. on Tuesday for
selling a pack of playing cards without the ace of spades being stamped.
A young lad named Stewart Beatty was killed on Saturday by the accidental
discharge of his fowling piece at Lurgan.
Miss Adcock, of Laughterton, near Gainsboro', died last week of locked jaw,
produced by having her cheek accidentally cut open by a carrier's whip.
Hannah Boss, of Boswell, sovereign of the gipsies, died in Lincoln union
house, on Sunday, at the advanced age of 99.
In Scariff union all outdoor relief has been suspended during the last
fortnight, the Guardians having neither funds or credit.
There were 23 candidates for matriculation at Queen's College, Cork, on
Friday; the Scholarships examination took place on Saturday.
A woman was robbed of £3 at St. Michael's chapel, Limerick, on Sunday
morning, by a person in the congregation, who cut out her pocket.
On Thursday Lord Clancarty gave his tradesmen and tenantry a harvest home
dinner at the Farm Yard, Galbally, Ballinasloe.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News