26 SEPTEMBER 1840, Page 4


The Lord-Lieutenant, Prince George of Cambridge, Lord Adolphus Fitzelarenee, the Marquis of Clanricarde, the Earl of Erroll, land Portarlington, Sir J. Burke, Sir P. Crampton, Sir Compton Domillo, and Mr. Maher, M.P., were visiters at Howth Park on Tuesday, for the Races. The Earl of Howth was fortunate enough to win one race for a stun of 45 sovereigns. Mr. Maher won the magnificent centre-piece, with a sweepstakes of about 150.

On Tuesday, a public dinner was given to Sir William Somerville by his constituents at Drogheda. lie was met on his entry into the town by a procession of the trades with banners ; and an address was pre- sented to him by the "independent trades of Drogheda." The dialler was attended by about two hundred individuals,