!! Connaught Journal; Mar 18, 1824
- THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Thursday, March 18, 1824
The County of Kildare Magistrates have memorialled the Lord Lieutenant to
withdraw the Insurrection Act from their Balliwick.
Kilkenny is again become the residence of a Collector of Excise, and the
Carlow district is to be placed under his care.
All the corn tillage in the South of Ireland looks remarkably well.
Two steam boats are now in forwardness to ply between Limerick and Dublin,
by Canal and from thence to Liverpool. The proprietors will engage to deliver
goods, during summer in three days at Liverpool, and in winter, in four days
from Dublin harbour.
Steam trading vessels are about to be established between Dublin and
The Supberb steam packet is daily expected to ply from Cork to Lisbon and
Naples; the fare twenty guineas to Lisbon and thirty-five guineas to Naples.
A small vessel, between forty and fifty tons burthen, was seen to go down
near Blackwater, in the gale on Thursday morning. The violence of the gale was
extreme, and no assistance could possibly be afforded. Unfortunately all the
persons on board perished. Another vessel about the same size was seen in
distress the same morning off the Saltees, and it is supposed met the same
fate.-- Waterford Mail.
On the 15th instant, in Bruff Church, by the Rev. Mr. M'Cullogh, Rector,
Lieutenant Meyrick, Adjutant of the 39th Regiment, son of the Rev. Edward
Meyrick, of Bath, to Catherine, daughter of John White, of Upper Dominick
street, Galway, Esq., and cousin to Sir J. White Jervis, of Bally-Ellis, in the
County of Wexford, Bart.
It gives us pleasure to hear that Robert French, Esq. of Monivea Castle,
our present High Sheriff for the County, has been kind enough to give a LEASE
FOR EVER, of an Acre of Land to a Parish in his neighbourhood, as a site for a
Roman Catholic Chapel about to be erected on it; and has also subscribed
handsomely towards the Funds of a School established on a liberal principle,
under the conduct of the Parish Priest and principal Parishioners. Such acts as
these may be naturally expected from a branch of this patriotic family, and it
is not for the purpose of bestowing well merited praise, but for the purpose of
holding up the example to others, that we mention the circumstances of this
Cathy Joynt Labath
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