New Zealand Tablet, 28 February 1890
Irish News.
Cork.—Dr. Tanner, M.P., has been unanimously chosen Mayor of Cork for next year.
   On the Manchester Martyrs' Day in Kanturk the police attacked and batoned the inhabitants for no earthly reason.
   At the Ballymartle Sessions recently Owen Ahern was fined £1 15s for the trespass of a goat on a farm from which he had been evicted.
   A company has been formed with a capital of £300,000 to work the gold mine near Goleen, in the west of the County Cork, and Lord Londonderry is a heavy shareholder
   On the Martyrs' Day at Middleton, the Nationalists of Midleton, Cloyne, East Ferry, and Carrigtohill assembled in Ballyannon Wood, from which they crossed the river to the historic graveyard of Ballinacurra, where prayers for the dead were recited by a local Nationalist, and an address delivered by one of the "Old Guard" from Cork.
   The Mayor of Cork recently visited Father O'Dwyer in prison who stated he had applied for permission to say Mass and would not be allowed unless he consented to perform the ordinary criminals' work, which he refused.
   During the hearing of cases at the police office the Mayor strongly condemned the police for attacking the people at three different points in the city when rejoicing over the result of the municipal elections.
   The Right Rev. Dr. O'Callaghan, Bishop of Cork, has sent Fathers O'Mahony and Madden to Australia to collect funds to relieve the diocese of the heavy debt incurred in the building of SS. Peter and Paul's Church and the Diocesan College.
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