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The Bodyke Evictions: Disturbances and Distress


The four-page letter below shows the deposition of Patrick Dwyer, the Limerick bailiff, who accompanied Colonel O’Callaghan’s land agent, Stannard MacAdam, onto the lands at Lisbarreen in March 1893. The sworn statement illustrates the difficulties of carrying out a distraint of goods in the highly-charged atmosphere that prevailed.


Deposition of Patrick Dwyer, the Limerick bailiff Deposition of Patrick Dwyer, the Limerick bailiff
Deposition of Patrick Dwyer, the Limerick bailiff Deposition of Patrick Dwyer, the Limerick bailiff


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Bodyke Evictions: Disturbances & Distress