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From: "Cathy Joynt Labath" <>
Subject: !! Ballina Chronicle; May 16, 1849
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 19:00:32 -0600

Wednesday, May 16, 1849

INQUEST- On Thursday last an inquest was held in Killala, before Charles
Atkinson, Esq., coroner for this county, on the body of Patrick Walsh. From
the evidence adduced, it appeared that the deceased went to work in his
field in the morning enjoying perfect health and was a short time afterwards
found dead. A verdict of "Death from apoplexy" was returned.
DEATH FROM STARVATION- The body of a man whose name is unknown, was
found on the road side at Renesberack, on Thursday last, and was supposed to
have been murdered; but upon investigation at the inquest, held the
following day by Charles Atkinson, Esq., at Glencastle, it was found that
the unfortunate man died from starvation. A verdict was returned

Cathy Joynt Labath
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