Workhouse, disease in Ireland; letter to the editor

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Workhouse, disease in Ireland; letter to the editor - ' Local Irish subscriptions were ; 800,000 1 -s...
' Local Irish subscriptions were ; 800,000 1 -s -s FAMINE IN, IRELAND. ' ' -A -A recent letter says : . . 'In Galway, the young pass to their graves with out funeral ceremony, or a coffin : the clergy being exhausted ; the public and private stores empty of even ine HlSt Covering. ""- ""- r -j -j : r ... ; r; The . 4 Cork Reporter tatbetically describes the 11. z r d .... 1. .1 . 1 O-Ping O-Ping O-Ping their deadbiidren. whilst they themselves ! ' ,- ,- are eaiiug grass. I his respectable paper then goes on to state that, out of fortv-two fortv-two fortv-two nersons whom the Rev. Messrs. Freeman & Bngley attended, twenty- twenty- eight died, twenty-nve- twenty-nve- twenty-nve- twenty-nve- ot absolute starvation, all within ten days, and -these -these did not include the deaths in the , work-house work-house work-house from, actual exhaustion, relief having reached them too late. The Rev. Mr. Mattirn describes the parish of Gorton as containing containing one thousand individuals who have no more than a week's : provisions, and who are without means to obtain them.' The condition of Ulster is, tlierelore, gettiug equally TutaL , , 7. A malignant fever has broken out in the work- work- bouse at Dungannou, county of Tyrone. The prin- prin- cipai pnysician was carried orr wun 11, leaving a widow and eleven children.-' children.-' children.-' The inmates of the work-house work-house work-house were dving at the rate of - twentv day: The Kerry Examiner' says: Every day furnishes a new catalogue, (starva tion cases,) ami tbe grave, yard is hi led with these human victims, receiving five at an average each day, and in many cases the bodies become nearly decomposed Itelore they are ' iuterred, for want of cofhus.' -

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  1. The Liberator,
  2. 09 Apr 1847, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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