Ireland Old News
New York City, NY
Jan. 21, 1895
Mr. Peter Fitzgerald, J.P., who was injured while hunting with the Limerick foxhounds, recently, is progressing favorably.
A melancholy shooting accident occurred on January 3d, resulting in the death of Mr. Richard J. Kane, of Whitehall, Parteen. He had bee out shooting during the day, in his own grounds and not returning, search was made, when his dead body was found among the shrubbery. One barrel of his gun was discharged, and the contents had penetrated the left lung, near the heart, causing instant death. It is supposed that the trigger had been caught by a branch while deceased was pushing his way through the bushes.
On the morning of January 3d, considerable alarm was occasioned in Ennis by an alarm of fire, which was found to have broken out in a store belonging to Messr. Costello & Co., off Jail street. A quantity of coal and other inflammable materials was in the store...[rest of article not copied.]
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