4 MARCH 1865, Page 1

"An Englishman" has shown in the Times that Ireland is

still very thickly populated as compared with moat of the Continental States. Ireland still supports 184 souls to every square mile, France only 178. Spain supports only 80 souls to the square mile, Austria only. 148, Prussia only 172, Bavaria only 161, Sweden and Norway only 19, European Russia, 32. Only Italy, England, Hol- land, and Belgium are more thickly populated than Ireland.