!! Connaught Journal; Sep 27, 1824; Misc Items
- THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Monday, September 27, 1824
The Rev. W. Harrison, Minister of the Presbyterian Congregation of
Hollywood, Co. Antrim, was drowned on Wednesday, while bathing in the river
Miss Jones, daughter of Captain Jones, of the Donegal Militia, an
amiable and interesting young Lady, was drowned last week, while bathing in
the sea at Ballyshannon.
During last week, 268,900 yards of muslins and calicoes have been
exported to New York from Belfast - this is a plain demonstration of the
rapid increase of the cotton trade in that part of Ireland.
The parishioners of Ringcorrane, County Cork, have refused the Rev.
Thomas Graves, Rector, the sum of 445l. as a composition of tithes.
Sir Thomas L. Pain, of Cork, is about to establish a general
manufactory in that city for the employment of from 500 to 2000 poor
children, from seven to 11 years of age, and engage to maintain and clothes
them till they are 21 years of age. Every person subscribing six guineas is
to be allowed to send one child to this asylum.
An iron railway from Dublin to the near part of the Wicklow Mountains,
is about to be constructed by subscription.
Friday, James Salmon was found guilty, at the Old Bailey, of stealing
money from the person of Nicholas Nash, a labouring Irishman, who stated
that when at home, he lived at Limerick. Sentence of death was pronounced.
Mr. Reardon, an eminent Solicitor of London, and Thomas M'Kiernan,
Esq., of Surrey-st., Blackfriars, have transmitted 5l. each to the Catholic
Cathy Joynt Labath
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