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Articles: Coastguard Letters

OPW Building Letters. [Waterford]
Office of Public Works (O.P.W.) Letters at National Archives, Dublin in Relation to Building Repairs and Erection of New Stations.

Memorial to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. 1837
The 1845/6/ Famine in Ireland proved to be a terrible catastrophe for its inhabitants. Millions died from starvation and many more emigrated to foreign lands. It is a fact that 1846 was only one of the famines to hit this country between the early years of the century right up to the 1880ís.

Coast Guardsmen in the Navy (14 April 1854)
Coast Guardsmen in the Navy - Letter to To the editor of The Times.

1859. Police, lend us a boat
I beg to state that having on this day spoken to chief boatman Anderson of the coastguard stationed here, requesting to know if he would accommodate me...

1920. Clifden Attacked
On the night of Sunday 8th.August 1920 Clifden (Bayleek) unoccupied Coastguard Station was maliciously set on fire.

1920. Attack on Enniscrone
Previous to the attack, small groups of two and three men were passing up and down the roads and paths around the Coastguard Station which is an isolated building.

1845. Famine Relief
Reporting crisis conditions along coasts of Galway and Mayo, disputing assertions of Sir Randolph Routh that the food scarcity was part of the annual cycle of distress along the seaboard.

1829. Majesty's Revenue Cruiser, Kite
Sir, I have the honor to acquaint you that in pursuance of your order of 10pm. 13th. instant, I proceeded in His Majesty's Revenue Cruiser, 'Kite', under my command...

1829. Arklow rock
Sir, The Commissioners of Customs having received your letter dated the 13th. inst. signifying the request of the Lord Lieutenant that A Revenue Cruiser might be send to Arklow Rock...

1865. All Points Bulletin
Watch-out for the "EDMISTON BROTHERS" from Portland, U.S.A. which is carrying arms to be landed in Ireland.

1844. Saving the Mary Dick
Sir, Will you be good enough to contradict a statement which appeared in your valuable journal of Saturday last, the 2nd. instant...

1826. Cask of Rum found
The Commissioners of Customs having received W.Gregory's letter of the 24th.April last, transmitting by command of the Lord Lieutenant.

1898. Kynocks Fire Admiralty Enquery
In reply to Admiralty letter of March 1st. 1898. I beg to state that since the establishment of this factory, one explosion has occurred.

1898. Kynocks Fire
In correspondence with your telegram to hand this day I beg to state that the fire at Messrs. Kynocks Chemical Works had no effect on this Station...

1870. Morriscastle Coastguard Station Claim
The Board have no authority to entertain the claim which you have put forward for compensation for injury to a portion of the crop...