!! Connaught Journal; July 26, 1824 "Misc Items"
- THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Monday, July 26, 1824
Christ's Church, Dublin was originally built A.D. 1038 by Sitricus, King of
Dublin, for a Friary Church. It was converted by Henry VIII, who broke down all
the Abbeys and Monasteries in England and Ireland, into a Royal Collegiate
Church - like St. Peter's Church, Westminster, London, formerly Westminster
Abbey - solely under the authority of the Dean and Chapter. - There is no Stall
or Seat in it for the Archbishop of Canterbury, nor for the Bishop of London.
The case of Farley v. The Dublin Star, will be tried at the next Assizes of
Clonmel. Mr. Sheil is retained by the Plaintiff. - Mr. O'Connell for the
The Hon. Colonel Butler, of Ballyconra, has acceded to an invitation to
stand for the County of Kilkenny next election.
The Waterford Mail says that the Recorder of Waterford, John Doherty, Esq.
K.C., Member of Parliament for New Ross, has, upon the solicitation of many
respectable names, stated his determination to stand for the City of Waterford
By direction of Sir C. Coote, and at his expense, 90 of the poor
inhabitants of Mountrath have been employed daily in public works since the
commencement of the scarcity.
This morning at her Mother's house, Nun's Island, the Lady of Capt. Logan,
57th Regt., of a Son.
On Monday se'nnight, at Tuam Cathedral, by the Hon. and Rev. Wm Beresford,
Edward Barrington, Esq. of the 5th Dragoon Guards, son of Sir J. Barrington,
Judge of his Majesty's Court of Admiralty in Ireland, to Anne Hamilton, third
daughter of N. Blake, Esq. of Birmingham-house, County Galway, and grandniece to
Cathy Joynt Labath
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