Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, March 27, 1850
IRISH BOROUGH FRANCHISE
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
Carlow Tullow, Bagnelstown
Carrickfergus Ballymena, Antrim
Cashel Thurles, Tipperary
Clonmel Ck. on Suir,
Coleraine L.T. Limvady,
Downpatrick Portaferry, N.Townards
Dundalk C. Blaney,
Dungannon Strabane, Omagh
New Ross Thomastown, N.townbary
Portarlington Mt Mellick,
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
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
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