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!! Ballina Chronicle; March 27, 1850; Misc Items

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Ballina, Mayo, Ireland Wednesday, March 27, 1850 IRISH BOROUGH FRANCHISE Mr. French has given notice of the following important motion, which
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      Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
      Wednesday, March 27, 1850

      Mr. French has given notice of the following important motion, which
      the government have agreed to consider during the recess. It is generally
      supposed they will agree to something of the sort: -
      "And be it enacted that each of the places named in the second column
      of the Schedule (D) to this act annexed, shall have a share in the election
      of a member or members to serve in all future parliaments for the city, town
      or borough, which is mentioned in conjunction therewith, and named in the
      first column of the said Schedule (D) and that the provisions in this act
      contained for regulating the qualification of persons to vote in the
      election of members to serve in parliament in Ireland and the registration
      of all persons so entitled to vote, shall apply to such places respectively
      in like manner to all intents and purposes as to any city, town or borough
      mentioned in conjunction herewith, and named in the same Schedule.
      Borough Towns to Be Added
      Armagh Lurgan, Portadown
      Athlone Mullingar,
      Bandon Skibbereen,
      Carlow Tullow, Bagnelstown
      Carrickfergus Ballymena, Antrim
      Cashel Thurles, Tipperary
      Clonmel Ck. on Suir,
      Coleraine L.T. Limvady,
      Downpatrick Portaferry, N.Townards
      Drogheda Kells
      Dundalk C. Blaney,
      Dungannon Strabane, Omagh
      Ennis Kilrush,
      Enniskillen Monaghan,
      Kinsale Ennishannon,
      Lisburn Hillsborough,
      Londonderry Letterkenny
      Mallow Mitchelstown,
      Newry Banbridge,
      New Ross Thomastown, N.townbary
      Portarlington Mt Mellick,
      Sligo Ballina
      Tralee Killarney,
      Wexford Enniscorthy,
      Youghal Middleton,


      Mr. Denis Brennan's proposal to transmit to Canada 150 paupers from
      Cork, finding provisions, &c. according to the passengers act, for adults,
      £3 5s. each; under 14 years of age, £1 12s., and infants free, has been
      accepted by the Cork guardians.

      Dr. Petrie has presented to the Royal Irish Academy the crooked head of
      the "bachal" or pastoral staff of St. Feeben, who died in 664.5 according to
      annals of Clonmacnoise; also the crozier or staff of St. Brerach, founder of
      the seven Churches of Termonbarry, Roscommon.

      On Thursday evening last, the Slieve Guillan mountain, about midway
      between Dundalk and Newry, was observed to be on fire, and the flames spread
      to a great extent consuming the heather and furge. By nine o'clock the
      devouring element had spread over tend acres, and continued burning till

      Miss Hayes' benefit at the Cork Theatre produced £170. Her concert at
      the Town hall, Waterford, was attended by 1,000 persons!

      A rate of 7s. 8d. in the pound is struck upon Ballylanders district of
      the Kilmallock union.

      March 22, at ????? House, Rostrevor, the lady of James Jones, Esq. of
      Mount Edward, county Sligo, of a son.

      March 20, in St. John's Church, Sligo, M.R. Eyre, Esq. so nof John
      Eyre, Esq, of Eyrescourt Castle, county Galway, to Elizabeth Jane, youngest
      daughter of the late A.D. Johnston, Esq. of Friarstown House, county
      March 21, in Monkstown Church, R.B. Burges, Esq., son of the late Rev.
      W. Clare Burges, of Limortagh, county Tipperary and Osmortherly, Yorkshire,
      to Francis Anna Julia, eldest daughter of ??? L'Estrange, Esq. of a Sion
      House, Dalkey.

      At Ohill House, county Sligo, Anne, sister of teh late Robert
      Armstrong, Esq., age 82.
      March 22, in Limerick, Nichs. Bindon Scott, Esq., M.D.
      Dinagh, relict of Chas. Atkinson, Esq., of Ballintain, county Sligo.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
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