1862 – A Furious Faith Fight in Fethard

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Tipperary Free Press, 11 March 1862

The rather snippy correspondence between Rev. Hiffernan of the Church of Ireland and Rev. Hogan, his Roman Catholic counterpart, relative to the death-bed  conversion of a Fethard man. “You are to mind your business elsewhere” is a wonderful 19th Century way of telling one to keep their nose out…

TFP 11 Mar 1862a Conversion

TFP 11 Mar 1862b Conversion