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'The Constitution' ..................................................................................April 1832

As St. Patrick's Church was being consecrated on the morning of Saturday 15th. October 1836, the following is an extract from the 'The Constitution' (or Cork Advertiser) of that date:

Carriage

TO BE SOLD, a Fashionable London built close revelled Carriage, is in excellent order, as good as new; never has run fifty miles.

Information to be had of John Mullane, Waiter, Club House, Mallow.

As St. Patrick's Church was being consecrated on the morning of Saturday 15th. October 1836, the following is an extract from the 'The Constitution' (or Cork Advertiser) of that date:

Repair of Churches

Sealed Tenders will be received by Patrick Leahy Esq., Provincial Architect to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners for Ireland, for the repair of Midleton and Aghada Churches, in the Diocese of Cloyne, persuant to Specifications to be seen with the Clergymen of each Parish and also at Mr. Leahy's Office, in the New Courthouse, Cork. The person making the lowest tender, will be declared the Contractor, on giving satisfactiry references as to competency, and security for the due performance of the work, and the Contractor will be declared on Monday, the 24th. instant being the last day for the receipt of tenders.

Cork, Oct. 15, 1836

As St. Patrick's Church was being consecrated on the morning of Saturday 15th. October 1836, the following is an extract from the 'The Constitution' (or Cork Advertiser) of that date:

Inquests

Three Inquests were held in the Bridewell yesterday, before Henry Hardy, Esq., Coroner, on the bodies of three men who had been found drowned. The first was on the body of James Williams of Douglas Street, whose death we noticed in the Constitution of Wednesday. The jury found a verdict of 'Accidently Drowned'.

The second was on the body of James Barry, a Farmer who resided near Rathcormac. It appears that on Wednesday he came into Cork to dispose of 32 barrels of corn, which having sold, he went into a public house and drank a large quantity of spirits; he then in the close of the evening, started homewards, but again went into a public house on the Brickfields Road (Lr. Glanmire Rd ?), where he took more liquor and offered to fight any person who would accept his challenge. His wife, who was anxious to get home, directed the carriers to drive on the cars, expecting that he would follow her, which he did, but just opposite Mr. Callaghan's gate he fell into the river and drowned. Verdict, 'Found Drowned'.

The third Inquest was held on the body of a person named Daniel Leary, a post boy, which was found on the banks of Killoen, near the City. Verdict, 'Found Drowned'.

As St. Patrick's Church was being consecrated on the morning of Saturday 15th. October 1836, below is a portion of 'The Constitution' (or Cork Advertiser) front page:

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While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thurdays Morning 8th. March.1832.

SPURIOUS LEECHES

The London Medical and Surgical Journal says, " We think it necessary to guard the public against the use of a spurious leech, which has been lately introduced, in consequence of the high price of the genuine leech. The latter is readily distinguised, by being dark and spotted on the back and belly ; whilst the spurious is spotted on the back and only yellow on the belly. The use of the spurious has produced bad consequences, &c" This is a mistake. It is the grey leech which is the genuine, and there is only one of the genus that is yellow, it is called the Durham leech. We have repeatedly cautioned our readers against them, as dangerous to the Constitution of Englishmen. There are Irish leeches also, many of whom are found in bogs, of the genus or species Plunketti, that have caused violent inflammation in that country. The last case was in Londonderry. Both species ought to be exterminated.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Saturday Morning 10th. March.1832

THE CHARITY INFLICTIONS

The Roman Catholic inhabitants of this City who were commanded to make compulsory donations to the O'Connell fund, are crying out against this oppressive extraction in no equivocal language. The Protestants who live in dread of the civil excommunication, are in a still worse plight; and faces of chagrin and mortification, present themselves in all directions. This is really an intolerable tyranny - the annual recurrence of extraction - under the dread of destruction if even murmured at - a wasteful draining of thousands upon thousands of pounds from a very poor community. While misery and famine, and nakedness and the cries of the most wretched numbers that are to be found in any City in the world, importunately, constantly, and affectingly, call for help - thousands of pounds are forced from benevolent hands and to be cast into the coffers of an intriguing and mercenary politician! This is really to bad! Tomorrow at the Roman Catholic places of public worship this unhallowed scheme of extraction is to be put in full force: - what was not authoritatively recommended to be done for charity's sake, is commanded to be done for agitation's sake! Will no firm spirit rouse himself and protest against this desecration of religion? Is it not shameful to see in one of those Gazettes of liberality devoted to the squeezing out of the begger's farthings, in one column a statement of unparalleled wretchedness, and in the next a provocative to deny relief to the miserable, and give largly to a man who has £2,000 a year income?

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Saturday Morning 24th. November.1832

THE NEW RELIGOUS SECT IN FRANCE

The founder of this sect, which styles itself the 'Eglise Catholique Francaise' is the Abbe Chalel, formally a chaplin in a regiment of guards; his harangues are so numerously attended, that seats cannot be obtained to hear him, unless by payment. The leading tenets of the new religion are an utter deniel of the infallibilty of the Pope, or of bishops in councill assembled; and an entire separation between spiritual and temporal power, the Clergy being at all times subservient to the Government de facto. The Temporal Government is to protect the spiritual authorities, who, independent in all their own affairs are submissive to the 'powers that be' in all that relate to their civil duties. Marriages are valid, when performed befor the Civil Magistrate; but the nuptial benediction is considered as a Christian duty. All Papal dispensations within the forbidden degrees of relationship are scouted, and the priests are desired to pronounce the benediction, on evidence of the performance of the civil contract being exhibited. The Bible is admitted as the only rule. The seven sacrements are recognised - and the celibacy of the clergy is denounced as 'contrary to religion. good morals, and civilization'. Fast days and abstinence are abolished; confession is voluntary; and mass is performed, and the the sacraments administered in the vulgar tongue. The veneration of saints is kept within bounds; preaching is prescribed to the Clergy and a hierarchy is established with the Abbe Chatel as primate and a series of Bishops, Priests and Deacons under him.

It will be curious to watch the progress of this sect. Experience has shown that by far the most successful attempts at conversion have been those wherin an assimilation of the old and new faiths was effected. The Eglish Catholique Francaise, by shaking off the trammels of Papal authority and the gross absuridities of Popery, but preserving same of the virtual observances in a modified form, has offered a palateable bait to converts. Their doctrines, if ever permanently established and observed, would remove many objections to the Catholic faith. The new Eglise has already censured the present Government for having permitted the French Bishops to wait for the Pope's sanction to pray for Louis Philippe.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, 6th. November 1832

AN IRISH ELECTION BILL

A true copy of an account furnished to Sir Marcus Somerville by a publican of Trim, after an election;

To eating sixteen freeholders above stairs, for Sir Marks at 3s/3d. a head £2/12s.

To eating sixteen more below stairs, and two clergymen after supper, £2/15s/9d.

To six beds in one room and four in the other, at two guineas every bed, three or four in a bed every night, and cheap enough, God knows, £22/15s.

To twenty-three horses in the yard all night, 13d. every one of them and a man watching them all night £5/5s.

Breakfast and tea next day for every one of them, and as many as they brought with them, as near as I can guess, £4/12s.

For beer, and porter, and punch, for the first day and night, I am not very sure, but I think for the three days and a half of the election, as little as I can call it, and to be very exact, is in all, or thereabouts, as near as I can guess, and not to be too particular, £79/15s/9d.

To shaving, dressing, and cropping the heads off 42 freeholders for Sr. Marks at 13d. everyone, cheap enough, £2/5s/6d.

(In place of Jeremy Carr), BRIAN GARRATTY

N.B. - On inquiry it was found that the publican furnished one shoulder of mutton, two barrels of beer, three beds, and a spacious back yard for the horses.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, 1st. November 1832

BIRTHS

At Vosterberg, (within this Parish) in the North Liberties of the City of Cork, on the 27th. inst., the Lady of William Maunsell Reeves Esq., of a daughter. (photograph by kind permission)

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, April 19th.1832

SPECIMEN OF IRISH COURTESY

As a neighbouring clergyman was on his way home from a country Church, last Sunday evening, he met one of 'the finest peasantry in the world' returning from this city, where he had been concluding his morning devotions, with an evening potation. On being accosted with the usual friendly salutation 'good evening' he replied in a truely kind and Christian spirit - good evening and be damned to you'

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, April 24th.1832

THE LIBERATOR AND THE ROMISH OATH

The Liberator has acted like himself - a man of many words and little sense. In his speech at the Political Union, he calls Mr. Petre's plain and just interpretation of the Oath taken by Roman Catholics on being elected to Parliament, sophistical ! - and he proposes - and he is a lawyer too, be it observed - to petition parliament, for its construction of an Act of Parliament. This is leaving the laws to be interpreted, not by a Court of Law, but by the House of Commons, and that a House, the majority of which is returned by Radicals, and mal-contents of all descriptions. If the interpretation of the Act alluded to, were to come before a Court of Justice, there is not a Judge in the realm, who would care a straw for what the House of Commons might think or declare of it. What was intended, is no concern of any body's - what is the law - is every body's. We doubt the Liberator will persevere, any more than he did in the proposed motion for the petition against Mr. Stanley. He talks, to agitate - that is easily done; but the mode of agigation, the subjects by which that purpose is effected, are not so easily accomplished. Earl Shrewsbury has earned the Liberator's praise - for his Lordship's unworthy detraction of the Bishops. It is proposed by the Agitators' to have a cheap Edition of the Reprobate Oration, which has given Mr. O'Connell such gratification, printed and circulated among the too-affectionate friends of the Church of Ireland and England, among the Irish peasantry !

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, April 3rd.1832

THE PROFIT DANIEL

Mr. O'Connell - Oh you are marvellously faceetious!

(roars of laughter at Dan's Sazonikerrian accent)

(Southern Reporter)

The Profit Daniel, for Two hundred down,

Promis'd his friends the fee of Garrettstown;

He stores the Fee, but they restore the Land,

Tell me, at which side does the Profit stand?

(Mockingly)

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, 20th. March.1832

THE CITY GRAND JURY

GIVE NOTICE, that an Application is before them to sanction the erection of a Wooden Bridge between the South Bridge and Parliament Bridge, on the South branch of the river, with supports resting on the bed of the river. Notice is given that the Grand Jury will not express an opinion on said application before 12 o'Clock on Thursday next, at which hour they will meet persons who may oppose the same. The Plan is with the Secretary of the Grand Jury for inspection.

JOS. LEYCESTER, for Self and Fellows.

March 20

Present bridge opened 1985 and named Nano Nagle in memory of the Foundress of the Presentation Sisters, redesignated on 18th. April 2009 on the 225th anniversary on Nano Nagle's death on 26th. April 1784

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While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, April 3rd.1832

NEW WOODEN BRIDGE

An application by Presentment was made at the late Assizes for permission to build a Bridge across the South Branch of the River Lee, from the Grand Parade to Sullivan's Quay, to which the Grand Jury gave their assent and nominally presented a sum of one shilling for that purpose. Such an undertaking has been much wanted, and will greatly enhance the property on the Parade and the opposite side of the River. As the Grand Jury stipulated for the erection of Stone Piers, instead of Wooden piles as originally intended, will materially increase the expense we understand it is the intention of the individuals engaged in this meditated improvement to solicit subscriptions. Already a considerable sum has been subscribed, and when the appeal is made to the public generally, we are confident it will be responded to in a becoming manner. The work will be commenced and carried into effect with all reasonable expedition.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, April 3rd.1832

ATTACK ON THE REVENUE POLICE - ONE OF THE ASSAILANTS SHOT

An affair, of which the results has been stated, took place between Garrison and Belcoo, in this county, on Friday last. Lieut. Page of the Revenue Police, stationed in Garrison, with a party under his command, proceeded on duty that day, and seized a still. On their return with the seizure, they were followed by a number of persons using menacing language. The crowd, as the Police proceeded, increased in numbers, and were joined by a party returning from a funeral. Thus strengtened they pressed in on the party so closely that one man was wounded by coming into contact with the policemen's bayonets. After this the party were assailed with stones, and the officer finding the danger to which his men were exposed, was under the necessity of ordering them to fire, by which one man, as already stated, was killed and two others, we hear, wounded. The crowd immediately dispersed in various directions. An inquest was held on the body of the deceased man next day, when it was proved to the satisfaction of the Jury that the Police were obliged to fire in defence of their persons, and for the protection of their seizure- a verdict to that effect was returned. The circumstances excited great alarm, and a company of the 30th. Regiment, stationed in the town, were under orders for some days after to march immediately, in case any rising of the people should be observed.

Enniskillen Chronicle

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, April 3rd.1832

TO BE LET

From the 25th. of March Inst.

TWO DWELLING HOUSES, with Coach House and Stable, situated in Ballinamought, North Liberties of the City of Cork, within five minutes walk of Patrick's Bridge, lately tenanted by THOMAS LEADER and GEORGE O'DRISCOLL, Esqrs. The preference will be given to any person or persons taking the above premises by Lease.

ALSO TO BE LET, for a long term of years, a LOT of GROUND for BUILDING, opposite to the HOUSES. For particulars inquire of Joshua J. Craig, Esq. 13, Nile Street; or Wm. C. Ronayne, Solicitor, 68, South Mall, Cork.

March 31

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, April 3rd.1832

BUILDING LOTS

To be LET for a 100 years at GLANKITANE, on the Lower Glanmire Road, and at CLONTIMON, on the Blackrock Road. Proposals to be left for the Rev. Dr. Austen, at C. Cottrell's Office, O'Brien's, Tuckey Street.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, April 3rd.1832

BARRY DREW

Has received the Fourth Volume of Lord Byron's Works, now published in Monthly Volumes. Also, Moore's Irish Melodies, (Pocket Edition). Beilby and Knott's Double Elastic Steel Pens for Ladies and Gentlemen, etc. The Patent Perryian Pens, reduced to Three Pence each.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, April 3rd.1832

PEACOCK LANE AND SULLIVAN'S QUAY

SCHOOLS

THE ANNUAL LENT SERMONS, in aid of these Schools, will be Preached at Two o'clock on SUNDAY, the 8th. April, in the North Parish Chapel,

by the Very Rev. THEOBALD MATHEW

Donations from such as cannot attend, will be gratefully acknowledged by the Right Rev. Dr. Murphy, the Very Rev. Archdacon O'Keefe, the Very Rev. Preacher, or by any of the Clergymen

April 2

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, March 20th.1832

POSTPONED AUCTION

In consequence of the General Fast on Wednesday next, the HORSES advertised for Auction on that day at the Royal Horse Bazaar, Sullivan's Quay is postponed until THURSDAY, the 22nd. instant, at One o'Clock, on which occasion there will be submitted for Sale the greatest variety that has been offered for a long time.

ROGER B. EVANS, Auctioneer.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Saturday Morning, March 17th.1832

(FROM THE COURIER OF TUESDAY)

Just as we were going to press, we received the following information from Paris. It is from a source in which we have every reason to place confidence, although it may be right to say that we are not able to guarantee its correctness:

"PARIS, March 11."

"It has been arranged that both the Austrians and French are to evacuate the Papal States. They are to be replaced by 6,000 Swiss troops now in the pay of Naples, and which the Pope is to recieve into his own service.

"Considerable ameliorations are to be made in the Institutions of the Papal States.

"The accounts from Holland are very satisfactory. The King will, it is said, accept the Treaty with certain modifications. Austria and Prussia would have ratified even if this favourable change in the Dutch Cabinet had not taken place."

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, March 8th.1832

BLACK INSURRECTION IN JAMAICA

We deeply regret to state that the Negro Insurrection in Jamica has continued to rage for the month of January with the most frightful violence. From the letter of Lord Belmore we were led to hope that the insurgents had beeen compelled to return to their duty. This unfortunately does not appear to be the case.In his letter which we have received from Liverpool, we find that accounts have been received from Jamaica to the 27th. January at that period, and it had raged for for a month, the Insurrection had not been extinguished. A great number of Estates had been destroyed. In the different encounters with the military above 2,000 Negroes had been slain. "this fine Island", says our letter, "may be considered completely and irrecoverably ruined. No one - not even the most humane and popular of the Slave-owners considers himself safe. Fires are still burning in every direction - the Slaves betaking themselves to the woods as soon as they light the match. We are all bankrupt, and to add to our misery, Famine stares us in the face. I came here comparitively rich - I shall quit this place a ruined man"

We have to add, that in Liverpool yesterday, and this day in Dublin, all the Auctions advertised for the sale od Sugar have been suspended. _____________Dublin Evening Post of Tuesday

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, March 1st.1832

LATE CONWAY'S

KING'S ARMS,

ROYAL HOTEL AND TAVERN,

George's Street, Cork

This splendid Establishment, from which the Waterford and Western Coaches start daily, having passed into the hands of M.Lloyd, (many years experienced in Tavern Business) is now fitted up in a superior style of accommodation, and in point of convenience (particularly for families) unrivalled by any House in the South of Ireland, having entire Suits of Appartments, consisting of BEDROOMS, DINING-ROOMS, PARLOURS, BATHS, etc.,etc. on the same floor, superbly fitted up.

The Propietor, determined to place this Establishment on the most respectable footing, assures such NOBLEMEN and GENTLEMEN as may honour the HOTEL that every attention which experience can warrant, will be paid to their comforts and convenience, and ALL CHARGES WILL BE ON THE LOWEST POSSIBLE SCALE

Hot, Cold, Shower and Vapour Baths at the shortest notice

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, March 8th.1832

The Jesuits - It has been calculated that the Jesuits, before the suppression of the Order, possessed in various parts of the world a revenue of £273,000,000. The Society comprised 22,589 individuals. They had 340 different residences, 61 noviciates, 24 proffessed houses, and at Rome, a General, who directed (as he still directs) all these establishments

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, March 8th.1832

The Late Duel - We have the pleasure to state that Mr. Stapylton is progressively recovering. In the early part of the week a portion of the coat and waistcoat, which had been driven into the wound with the ball, came out without any process being resorted to, and it was expected that the ball would follow without an operation; but up to a late hour on Saturday night such expectations had not been realised . Nearly 300 leeches had been applied to the affected part to prevent inflamation.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, March 8th.1832

Imperial Parliament - TITHE COMMITTEE

Catholic and Protestant Marriages - Mr. Ruthven has intimated that he apply on the 12th. instant for leave to bring to a bill to repeal so much of certain acts of the Parliament of Ireland as impose the penalty of death or the penalty of £500 on Roman Catholic clergymen who may celebrate marriages in Ireland between Catholics and Protestants or reputed Protestants, or persons who may have professed themselves to be Protestants within 12 months previous to such marriage.

While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, November 27th. 1832

Marriage in High Life

A marriage is said to be on the tapis between Viscount Beresford and the Hon. Mrs. Hope, widow of the late Mr. Hope of Deepdean.

Lady Susan Hamilton,, the only daughter of the Duke of Hamilton, is expected to be married in a few days to Lord Lincoln, the eldest son of the Duke of Newcastle. His Lordship is in his twenty second year, and Lady Susan in her eighteenth year. Thus will these noble families, whose politics have been long opposed to each other, become united. The happy pair, shortly after their marriage, will visit Hamilton palace, near Lanark, on the banks of the Clyde, and one of the most picturesque residences in Scotland.

On Sunday last, by Rev. William Rogers, Mr. Thomas Molony, to Miss Roche, of Marlborough Street.

On the 13th inst. in the parish Church of Kenneh, by the Rev. Mr. Hall, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Richard Shorten, Esq. of Kilnacornought, to William, youngest son of William Stanley, Esq. of Carue.

At Listowel Church, by the Rev. Maurice Hewson, John R. Hervey, Esq. son of Robert Rideout Hervey, Esq. of Fordington, Dorsetshire, to Agnes, eldest daughter of James Raymond, Esq. of Dromin House, county Kerry.

On the 5th. inst., at st. George's, Hanover square, London, and afterwards at the Catholic Chapel, Warwick street, by the Right Rev. Dr. Bramton, the Hon. Frederick Longworth Browne, youngest son of Sir James and Lady Frances Wedderbourne of Chester street, May-fair.

Lately, at Nottingham, Mr. Joseph Stockdale, 72, to Mrs. Esther Wilkinson, 40. This is the fifth time the bridegroom has appeared at the altar of the Hymen. His last wife died about a month ago, of cholera, and agreeably to her request he has married his present bride, with whom he went to church in mourning habiliments.

At Valetta, Robert Anstruther, Esq., Major in the 73rd Regiment, to Louisa, daughter of Sir Howard Elphinstone, Bart., Colonel in the Corps of Royal Engineers.

On the 6th. August, at Gibralter, Lieutenant John William Cross, of the Royal Rifles, son of the Hon. Sir John Cross, one of the Judges of the Court of Review, to Maria Teresa Arengo, grand-daughter of the late John Arengo, the Austrian Consul at the place.

At Washingborough, near Lincoln, Mr. Wm. Codd, better known by the name of "Blind Codd" to Mrs. Mary Burrill, of Lincoln, being his fourth wife. The wedding party consisted of five persons, whose united ages amounted to 311 years.

At Riga, on the 18th. of October, Andrew Hunter Aiken, Esq., his Britannic Majesty's Consul there, in the 61st. year of his age.

The report of Lord Exmouth having died on the 15th. inst., is unfounded. His Lordship was alive on the 19th. but no hopes were entertained of his recovery.

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While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, November 13th. 1832

DOUBLE-PATENT

PERRYIAN PEN

The flexibilty of this entirely new instrument is so absolutely natural, that the action of the pen "in metal" can now no longer be distinguished from that of the goose quill. Nor does this pen possess the property of durability in a less eminent degree than that of flexibilty. Its construction is such that it accommodates itself to writers and writing of all descriptions. The packets are of two sizes - the larger containing Nine Pens, price 3s ; the smaller, four, price 1s-6d. To be had at Edwards and Savage, 19, Castle Street.

Ironically, one hundred and seventy seven years later, this shop named 'Cartridgekiosk', owned by Cathal Kenneally is still in the ink business, albeit in cartridge form for computers.

 

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While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, November 15th. 1832

ONE HUNDRED POUNDS REWARDS !

TAKE NOTICE

The undermentioned persons that ye doe lave the employment of Abrm. Hargrave, if ye do not doe our biding your cabins will be burnt about your heads, and you'll have the curse of God for working for a Sassanoch who is denounced already - Davy Ahern, Coachman, Mic Ahern, Pat Sulivan, Jim Harte, Steward, Mic Woods, to give up the house he rents from Hargrave - Judy Molony, Mary Turnbull, if ye doe not doe our biding and lave this before the 20- November yr blood be on your own Heads - Fredy Fillips will meet the fate of the rest of the Sassanochs for not doing our biding.

Sined, ................................................................................THE REPEALERS.

(Here, figure of a head and bones)

The foregoing Threatening Notice having been served at my residence on the Evening of the 14th. Nov. Inst., and though personally fearless of any attempt which may be made against myself individually, for the protection of my family from any further apprehension from a continuance of such conduct towards me and them - I hereby offer and will pay a reward of

ONE HUNDRED POUNDS,

to any person or persons who will give such information as may lead to the conviction of the writer of said Notice; and I undertake to apply to the proper Authorities for the protection of the person or persons who may give such information.

Ballinoe, Cove, Nov. 16

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While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Monday Morning, October 29, 1832

TO THE GRAND JURIES OF THE COUNTY AND CITY OF CORK

My Lords and Gentlemen - We, the Stone Cutters of the City of Cork, perceive by a paragraph in the Southern Reporter of Saturday last, that a letter had been sent for insertion in that paper, signed by the Stone Cutters, Quarrymen and Labourers of Cork, We infer that the Letter alluded to was respecting the Ornaments about to be placed at the front of the New Court Houses, and therefore beg to say that it did not come from us, nor have we any connection with the Quarrymen or Labourers. We acknowledge having inserted a letter in the Cork Constitution on the subjest of Mr. Pain's introduction of Composition ornaments, etc, which will enable him to finish his contract much cheaper, and have the advantage over other gentlemen Architects, who would be enabled to do all this work in durable limestone. We respect Mr. Pain as a gentleman of great merit, and feel bound to say that a better employer has not been in Cork for years; but we must differ with him in his statement to you that the Capitals or Ornamental Caps intended for the Court house could not be prepared in Cork, out of limestone - such is not the fact. As an instance we beg to refer you to the County Club Houses and the New Chapel lately built in Georges street, (the ornamental work of which was prepared in Cork, under his (Mr. Pains) directions. Only yesterday morning, Mr. Pain wanted to get our signatures to a document confirming his statement to you, and the men in his employment having refused to comply with his desire, were immediately dismissed. We are, my Lords and Gentlemen, your obedient humble servants,

THE STONECUTTERS of the CITY OF CORK

Society rooms, Ellis's, Capwell, Oct.29

The photo on the left shows the Corinthian Capitals on Cork Courthouse, the middle photograph is the New Chapel (Methodist) referred above in Georges St. (now Oliver Plunkett St.), the photograph on the right shows the Corinthian Capitals of St. Patrick's Church also designed by George Richard Pain
TO THE EDITOR OF THE CORK CONSTITUTION

Sir - Having seen in your paper an Advertisement from the Stone Cutters of Cork, address to the County and City of Cork Grand Juries, I have to beg you will insert the following certificates, which I publish to show what value may be attached to the advertisement -

Sir- In answer to your note received this evening with two questions respecting the Corinthian Capitals for the Court Houses, I beg to say I would not engage to procure one block of Sound Stone, sufficiently large to make the Capitals to the size of the Model at the Court House, which I have inspected. To the second question, it is my opinion that Limestone could not be finished in such high relief as the Model. I am, Sir, your obedient servant, (signed) ................................................................THOS. FITZGERALD

To Mr. G. R. Pain, Architect ............................................Grand Parade, Cork

Sir - I beg to say in answer to yours of yesterday that it would not be possible to find Limestone Block of size wanted for the Corinthain Capitals, without joint and other imperfections; and state without hesitation, my most decided conviction, that a Capital such as the Model, now at the New Court Houses could not be executed in that material. I am, Sir, your obedient servant,

(signed)...........................................................................JOHN SWINEY

To Mr. G. R. Pain, Architect ...........................................C.ook Street, Cork

We the undersigned, Master Stone Cutters, having read an Advertisement in the Constitution Paper, do publicly declare that we had nothing to do with such Advertisement, and had it been dictated by any of our body, we must have known it. We further state and publically affirm, that it would not be possible to work a Capital, according to Mr. Pain's design, in Cork Lime Stone - signed, - JAMES BARRY, WILLIAM ELLIS, EDMUND BARRY, CHARLES DALY, THOMAS DALY.

The latter was handed to me, before it was known by the leading Men of the body, but a Meeting of Stone Cutters had taken place, but I have since discovered there was a meeting of a Committee of seven working men, whose acts are binding on their body.

These men were induced to address the Gentlemen of the Grand Jury; four of this Committee I find to be in my employment. I am, Sir, your most obedient Servant,

Camden Place, Oct. 29 ....................................................................GEO.R.PAIN

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While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Saturday Morning, October 27, 1832

Imperial Clarence Hotel

Grand Assizes Ball

M' Dowell has the honor of announcing to the Nobility and Gentry of this City and County and also the adjoining Towns and Counties that he will give

A GRAND BALL WITH REFRESHMENTS,

At the Great Clarence Ball Room attached to the Hotel on the night of MONDAY next, the 29th. Instant

PATRONESSES

Lady Ennismore,

The Hon. Mrs. Smyth,

The Hon. Mrs. General Gore Annesley

Lady Clarke

Lady Travers,

Mrs. F.B. Beamish,

Mrs. Colonel King

Mrs. Wm. Green,

Mrs. J.L. Stawell

Mrs. Gibbings,

Mrs. Penrose Fitzgerald

Mrs. Smith, Castlewidenham,

Mrs. Conner, Ballybricken,

Mrs Carr,

Mrs. Fagan,

Mrs. Roche, Kilshanick,

Mrs. Richard Conners,

Mrs. F. Herrick,

Mrs. H. Harrington.

STEWARDS

The Mayor,

The High Sheriffs of the City,

The Rt. Hon. Lord Visc, Ennismore.

Lieut. - Col. King,

Lieut. - Col. S. Stawell,

Lieut. - Col. Custance

Sir Wm. Clark, Bart.

Richard Smith, Esq.,

James L. Stawell, Esq.,

William Greene, Esq.,

F.B. Beamish, Esq.,

H. Brazier Mitchell, Esq.,

Thomas O. Travers, Esq.,

Cooper Penrose, Esq.,

S Cuddy, Esq., M.D.

Tickets - Ladies, 5s., - Gentlemen, 7s 6d., to be had through the Patronesses and Stewards.

N.B. Carriages to be set down at the Hotel Great Entrance, Pembroke Street, the Horses heads facing the South Mall.

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While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Tuesday Morning, October 23rd. 1832.

TEN POUNDS REWARD

Wheras on the night of the 14th. instant, the HOT HOUSES of Lord Viscount Doneraile were Feloniously broken into, and a quantity of GRAPES and PINE APPLES stolen therefore I will pay TEN POUNDS to any person or persons who shall discover and prosecute to conviction the thieves concerned in this daring outrage. I will also pay TWO POUNDS to any person who may give me such private information as may lead to a discovery of the above.

Oct. 23 ................................................................JOHN HAYCROFT

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While the construction of St. Patrick's Church got underway, the following is an extract from The Constitution (or Cork Advertiser) on Thursday Morning, October 18, 1832.

Cork Assizes

The Assizes for this city will commence on to-morrow, the County not until Monday, and as usual we present our readers with the state of this Calendar. It will be seen that the County exhibits a most formidable appearance, both in number and crime - no less than twenty seven persons charged with murder, exclusive of nine prisoners whose apprehension we have adverted to elsewhere. The City Calendar, however, contains only twenty four cases and the offences are of an ordinary character except one. This is owing to the untiring vigilance of our able, efficient, and worthy Recorder, who never allows a week to pass without presiding in his Court, and discharging his public duty with manly firmness and impartiality :

County of Cork

Murder....................................................27

Tithe meetings and unlawful assembly........35

Burglary and house robbery......................11

Rape........................................................19

Abduction..................................................9

Larcenies................................................ 24

Stealing and killing of sheep......................16

Cow stealing..............................................9

Pig stealing.................................................9

Horse stealing.............................................8

Maiming of horses..................................... 1

Child murder concealing births and

abondoning of children................................7

Cutting and wounding persons.................. 4

Resisting the execution of Habere..............5

Passing forged notes and base coin............5

Fraud and forgery.....................................1

Polygamy..................................................1

Using seditious language............................1

Perjury......................................................1

Refusing to give evidence...........................1

Vagrancy...................................................1

 

 

Total ......................................................174

 

City of Cork

Murder......................................................1

Highway robbery.......................................2

Rape.........................................................4

House robbery..........................................5

Horse stealing...........................................1

 

Robbery...................................................6

Receiving..................................................1

Vagrants...................................................3

Passing base coin......................................1

Total.......................................................23

 

At an early hour yesterday morning seven men and two women were brought into Doneraile, from the neighbourhood of Castlepook, where they had been apprehended on the previous night, by Mr. Dames, Chief Constable, and a party of the Police under his command, charged with being of the party who so cruelly murdered the Tithe valuators, Canning and Cummins. There are nearly thirty persons now in custody charge with this crime.