The Cork Examiner, 29 April 1864
   A white hare, with reddish brown spots on the back, was shot on the mountains near Tralee last week, something like a tortoiseshell cat in colours.—Kerry Post.

   On the 22nd inst., at 42, Cleveland-square, Hyde- park, London, the wife of Commissary-General Power, C.B., of a son.

   On Friday morning, 29th inst., at her residence, 47, Grattan Hill, Catherine Terry, widow of the late William Gillespie, Esq., of this city, in the 69th year of her age.
   At her residence, the Quay, Dungarvan, on Monday, the 25th instant, Mrs. Eliza Ahearn, at the age of fifty seven years. At half-past ten on the Wednesday morning following her remains will be conveyed to the parish church, followed by a large concourse of sympathising relatives and friends, who flocked in vast numbers, from the remotest country districts, to pay their last tribute of respect to the memory of her whose kindness and benevolence nearly all had some tangible proof or kindly recollection of. After the usual ceremonies of the Church were performed, the remains were lowered into the family vault, amid the tears and prayers and regret of sorrowing thousands, between whom and their benefactor the dark portals of the tomb were to be closed for ever. To form a true estimate of this good woman's worth, it would be necessary to witness the grand manifestation of tender and respectful sympathy with which her remains were borne to the grave on Wednesday last, and which clearly demonstrated her value and her loss. The tearful eye, the stifled sob, and the suppressed but fervent prayer, told, in the most expressive and pathetic eloquence that Mrs. Eliza Ahearn was no ordinary loss. No more shall the widow's suffering be alleviated by her pure and unostentatatious charity ; nor the ever-flowing bounty of her hand assuage the biting pangs of poverty. No, her humane heart is cold for ever, but her immortal soul is gone to the enjoyment of that stainless crown, that bliss undying, which her manifold merits have so well earned. Her death was as composed and Christian like, as her life was exemplary and edifying. A young and amiable family have sustained an irreparable loss ; a large circle of relatives and friends will for ever deplore her as the best of benefactors ; the lowly and unrequited children of labour will miss in her the steady friend and indulgent employer—for considerable was the outlay of her capital annually on her extensive commercial premises ; and the Church, to which she has given a gifted and zealous minister, has lost by her a liberal patroness. Long shall her name be remembered in her native town as a household expression, as the synonyme of everything that was good and ennobling, and her virtuous deed she recorded with pious and grateful reverence in the lowly homesteads of poverty which her unbounded munificence had so often cheered and brightened. Peace to her good and charitable soul.—Communicated.
   THE MARRIAGE OF VISCOUNT POWERSCOURT.—The marriage of Viscount Powerscourt and Lady Julia Coke, eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Leicester, was solemnised on Tuesday at St. George's Church, Hanover-square. The church was crowded to excess on the occasion by the numerous relatives and friends of both noble families. The noble bridegroom, in company with Captain Richard Bateson, arrived at the church shortly after half-past eleven o'clock, and was soon joined by the bride, who was accompanied by her mother, the Countess of Leicester. The wedding party then arranged themselves in front of the communion table—the bride being attended to the altar by ten bridesmaids—namely, her six sisters—the Ladies Anne, Gertrude, Mary, Winifred, Margaret, and Mildred Coke ; the Hon. Alice Jocelyn, daughter of the Viscountess Jocelyn ; Lady Mary Gordan, daughter of the Marchioness of Huntley ; Miss Mary Stephenson, daughter of Lady Mary Stephenson ; and Miss Stewart. Capt. R. Bateson (1st Life Guards) attended as “groom's man.” The Rev. Robert Collyer, honorary canon of Norwich Cathedral, and rector of Warham, performed the religious rite. The bride was given away by her father, the Earl of Leicester. After the registration of the marriage the bridal party adjourned to the Earl and Countess of Leicester's residence in Upper Grosvenor-street. A sumptuous breakfast was provided for a party of upwards of 150 persons.

   THE SHEFFIELD INUNDATION.—The subscriptions for the relief of the sufferers amount to upwards of £43,000. We learn that the working-men of Sheffield have given out of their earnings the sum of £2,000 towards that amount.

   THE INTENDED BLASQUET LIGHTHOUSE.—A few days ago one of the undertakers of the work with an engineer, went into the Tearacht rock, and after an inspection of several hours, they marked out where the lighthouse is to be erected. The height of this dreary and stupendous rock is 591 feet above the level of the ocean. The first part of the work, I understand, must be, to make some hole or place of safety for the persons employed there, from the blasting, which must be carried on to a great extent. The time specified for the completion of the work is seven years, and the estimated cost is £100,000. —Tralee Chronicle Correspondent.

   ILLICIT DISTILLATION IN THE COUNTY GALWAY.—On the 26th inst., Constable Healy and Sub-constables M'Cawley, O'Reilly, and O'Brien, of the Gurteen station, when on revenue duty, discovered a still-house in the townland of Mounthazel, and found therein barrels and kegs, containing singlings, wash, &c., together with other appropriate utensils, all of which they seized and destroyed.—Freeman
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