28 APRIL 1860, Page 7


There is a great scarcity of fodder in Ireland, and the holders of stocks are obtaining larger prices than they have obtained for twenty years. Of course the poor farmers suffer, and cattle and sheep die of starvation. The season has seldom been so severe.

The Lord-Lieutenant has ordered the discharge from prison of Daniel Sullivan, one of the leaders of the Pleznix conspiracy, who was convicted of something like treason, and sentenced to penal servitude when the general body was tried, a year or two ago.