AFFAIRS IN IRELAND
; ; : -... ..., Serious Riots. \
The Land League. 1 [by cable.] ' . , ' ' ' Ldknosr, M<iy'2B. ; News is to hand from Ireland, that serious riots have occurred at Michels ton,, in County Cork. 12,000 (sic) peasants assembled there to oppose -the service: of writs for ejectment of some tenants. Upon the police arriving on the scene fighting of a very severe character took place. After much bloodshed on both sideA the rioters'were dispersed, and the evictions: of .the; tenants; were finally completed. The Irish Land League is daily - increasing its agitation throughout the country, and is showing signs that it will oppose any attempt to prohibit its meetings.
Permanent link to this item
AFFAIRS IN IRELAND, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 357, 30 May 1881
AFFAIRS IN IRELAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 357, 30 May 1881
Using This Item
See our copyright guide for information on how you may use this title.