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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.

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AFFAIRS IN IRELAND, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 357, 30 May 1881

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AFFAIRS IN IRELAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 357, 30 May 1881

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