The Dublin Mercury, 23 March 1769
   The execution of John Kerns and Bridget Burke, for robbing the house of Lord Baltinglass, is respited until the 15th day of April.
   FRIDAY, March 10th.] At night, the Serviceable of Liverpoole, — Terry, master, was forced ashore at King's Bay, Waterford, in a violent gale of wind; but it is thought she will be got off without much damage.
   15th.] At night, some villains attempted to break into the house of Mathew Weld, Esq; at Hollywood, but the family being alarmed, they made off without accomplishing their design.
   17th.] At night, an officer was attacked on Queen's- bridge by five footpads, one of whom he shot, (who was carried off by his companions) took another prisoner, and probably would have secured them all, had not his second pistol missed fire. The rogues left behind them a cleaver, a poker, and a knife.
   19th.] At night, three chimney-sweepers were lodged in St. Mary's watch-house, for attempting to rob Mr. Chalk, as he was passing thro' Mary's-lane.
   20th.] At night, Mr. Sheriff Dunn, attended by some citizens, visited all the suspicious places through the whole city, and also in the Earl of Meath's Liberty, when Robert Leonard, William Trevor, Thomas Salmon, John Kelly, William Sturgeon and John M'Donagh, were lodged in Newgate.
   Mr. James Wilder sailed in the Sandwich packet for Holyhead ; and Mess. Macartney and Morgan arrived from thence in the Trevor packet.
   21st.] Col. Skye, Miss Thompson, Mess. Harrison, Smyte, and Blair, sailed in the Besborough packet for Holyhead.
   The right hon, the Earl of Tyrone, and the right hon. John Berresford, arrived from Holyhead in the Trevor packet.
   A coachman fell off the coach-box on the Inn's-quay, and broke his leg.
   Since Friday last 18 colliers arrived with coals ; notwithstanding this supply the humane dealers in that commmodity keep up the price to 26s. per ton.
   MARRIED.] At Youghall, Mr. Wm. Jameson William, merchant, to Miss Hannah Farren, daughter of the late alderman Farren, of Corke.
   DIED.] A few days ago, Arthur Lawder of Sonnobeg in the co. Leitrim, Esq.—At Leixlip, Mr. Marston.—At Corke, the wife of Mr. Bryan Smyth, sadler ; and the widow Grasly.—At Moorstown, the rev. Mr. John Bradshaw, vicar of Suden in the diocese of Meath.—At his seat at Grangemellon, co. Kildare, greatly regretted, John St. Leger, Esq., member for the borough of Athy.—In Hoey's-court, the widow Savage.—In Christ-church-lane, Mrs. Clinch, wife of Mr. John Clinch, grocer.—In Nicholas-street, Mr. John Curry, currier.—John Lloyd of Creghan, co. Roscommon, Esq.
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Freeman's Journal March 21 to 25 1769

We hear from Ennis Assizes, that Massy Stacpoole, Esq., was tried for killing Mr. Hoops in a Duel, and acquitted with great honour to his character and conduct, by a most respectable Jury of the County of Clare.

Submitted by Declan

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