1847 – “Guy Fall”

1847 – “Guy Fall”

Freemans Journal, 2 April 1847 Normally the likes of James Bond would undertake this type of thing on board the Orient Express, as it wound its way through the gorgeous scenery of the Swiss Alps. A terrifying Spectre unfolded when…

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1847 – “Broadsheet Bickering”

1847 – “Broadsheet Bickering”

Tipperary Constitution, 10 April 1847   The Tipperary Free Press and the Tipperary Constitution were contemporaries, both printed in Clonmel in the middle of the 19th Century. The attitudes they expressed in their columns, however, could not have been more…

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1847 – “Perfect Pandemonium”

1847 – “Perfect Pandemonium”

Tipperary Vindicator 21 April 1847 The Hon. William Edward FitzMaurice was the Conservative MP for Buckinghamshire during the 14th British Parliament. When, in April of 1847, he declared that the County of Tipperary was in a state of "perfect pandemonium"…

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