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Agrarian Conflict in Clare: 1815 - 1831
By Michael MacMahon

 

Notes


1. Caoimhín Ó Danachair, ‘Cottier and Landlors in Pre-Famine Ireland’, Bealoideas, vols. 48-9, p. 155.

2. Clare Journal, 11 April 1815.

3. Ibid., 27 April 1815.

4. Ibid., 22 May 1815.

5. Ibid., 5 June 1815.

6. Ibid., 6 June 1816.

7. Ibid., 15 April 1816.

8. Ibid., 30 May 1816.

9. Ibid., 2 November 1815; 8 January 1816.

10. Ibid., 7 October 1816.

11. G. Ó Tuathaigh, Ireland before the famine (Dublin 1972) p.168.

12. Saturday Record 25 November 1819.

13. Ibid., 2 March 1820.

14. ‘One hundred years ago’ in Saturday Record, 18 December 1920.

15. Ibid.

16. Ibid.

17. Clare Journal, 8 April 1822.

18. Ibid., 18 April 1822.

19. Letter to the editor Dublin Evening Post, quoted in The Clare Journal, 25 April 1822.

20. Clare Journal, 6 May 1822.

21. Ibid., 28 January 1822.

22. Ibid., 4 March 1822

23. Ibid., 20 October 1822

24. Issue of 19 January 1826

25. Ibid.

26. F. Enright, ‘Edward Synge the Dysert Proselytiser’, The Other Clare Vol. 6, pp 8-10.

27. Clare Journal, 15 September 1831.

28. Ibid., 10 May 1827.

29. Ibid., 13 December 1830.

30. Clare Sentinel, 28 April 1828.

31. Clare Journal, 21 February 1831.

32. Ibid., 5 March 1832.

33. Ibid, 29 October 1829; cf. also N. Ó Cléirigh, ‘Na Cumainn Rúnda agus Terry Alt’, in The Other Clare Vol. 6, p. 38 .

34. Clare Journal, 29 October 1929.

35. Terry was, in fact, afterwards taken into the police at the request of some of the gentry in the Corofin area (cf. Ennis Chronicle, 4 November 1829). According to Ó Cléirigh (op. cit.) he served for some time in Co. Wicklow.

36. Clare Journal, 24 August 1829.

37. Ennis Chronicle, 23 December 1829; 10 March 1830; 21 July 1831.

38. Ibid.

39. Ibid., 18 Decemebr, 1830. Clare Journal, 10 January 1831.

40. Quoted in Clare Journal, 10 January 1831.

41. Clare Journal, 24 January 1831.

42. Ibid., 31 March 1831.

43. Ibid., 7 April 1831.

44. Ibid., 14 April 1831.

45. Ibid., 25 April, 1831. Ennis Chronicle, 30 April 1831.

46. Ennis Chronicle, 20 April 1831.

47. Clare Journal, 12 May, 1831. For an expanded account of Sgt. Robinson’s murder see F. Enright, ‘Murder at Clondegad’ in The Other Clare, Vol. 9, pp 39-40.

48. Clare Journal, 9 May, 1831.

49. Ennis Chronice, 4 June 1831.

50. Ibid.

51. Clare Journal, 2 June 1831.

52. Ennis Chronicle, 4 June 1831.

53. Clare Journal, 9 June 1831.

54. Ibid., 24 October, 1831.

55. Ibid., 6 June, 1831.

56. L.M. Cullen, An economic history of Ireland since 1660 (2nd edition)(London, 1987), p. 111.

57. Ó Tuathaigh, op. cit., p.160.

58. J.W. O’ Neill, ‘A look at Captain Rock: agrarian rebellion in Ireland, 1815-1831’ in Éire-Ireland (Irish-American Cultural Institute) Vol. XVII, no.3 (1982) p. 23.

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