26 SEPTEMBER 1840, Page 5

Messrs. Arthur Williams and Sons, of Dublin, have just enterea

into contracts with the Poor-law Commissionera, to erect workhouses in Kilrush, New Ross, and Coleraiee, in addition to those they have already in hands in Belfast, Lisburn, Loughlinstown, and South 'Dublin Unions. Their contracts for these houses We uuderstand amount to nearly 65,000l.—Dublin

A gentleman of " independent fortune," named Hosier, highly con- nected, was committed Jr trial. at Dublin on the 17th, on a charge of " a peculiar nature." The 21agistrates refused to take bail.

The Leinder Express eenteins all account of the apprehension of a gang of robbers. 'Lhe gang, five in number, have been engaged for a long period in committing depredations in flu: counties of' Kildare, 3Icath, Wicklow, and Dublin. They have all signed a confession of the seve- ral robberies in which they were engaged; mid each wishes to be ac- cepted as Queen's evidence.