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Welcome to The Waterloo Directory of Irish Newspapers and Periodicals:1800-1900, a subject-inclusive, language-inclusive bibliography of
5,800 publications, 7,000 people, 800 issuing bodies, 215 publishing towns, 1250 title pages. Editor John S. North.
Soli Deo Gloria

 
Sample Title Page


Reproduced by permission, Heritage Belfast Ulster and Irish, Belfast Central Library
Interesting Record: Irish Tribune, The

The paper was started by two medical students, Richard D'Alton Williams and Kevin Izod O'Doherty. It was seized by the government after its sixth week and the editors were brought to court. Williams was acquitted but O'Doherty was convicted and transported to Australia in August 1848 and the paper was suppressed (like The Irish Felon and The Nation). The Tribune and others served unfortunately to help the government, "providing a chronicle of the rebels' intentions, names of the leading figures and, through the distribution system, an indication of the supporters and their organisation."



The Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers & Periodicals: 1800 - 1900 Series Three.
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