13 JUNE 1840, Page 6

The Cork Reporter informs us that the number of emigrants

from that port this year amounts to 4,8'70. 'rite average of the six preceding years amounted to 4,934.

Distress of the most appalling character is to be met with all over the South of Ireland. In Kanturk the poor are said to be dying by the road-side for want of food.

In the Queen's County, meetings have been held in various places to adopt measures to alleviate the distress.

In Ennis, on Thursday evening, some rioting took place ; but on the entreaty of the clergy the people retired. Want of employment is the cause of the wretchedness hens—Dublin Correspondent of the Morning Post,