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What could be the uses of a pike, other than for fighting, circa 1833 Ireland

I am reading more about the 'Kanturk Massacre' in old newspapers, and one of the points brought up on a few occasions during the coroner's inquest is that a pike was found with the victims, and the ...
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What was the Kanturk Massacre/Thernagree Affray?

I found brief mention of 5 people killed in Kanturk, Ireland in this 22 March 1833 edition of the Brookville Inquirer and wanted to know more, and now that I do, I thought I'd share an interesting ...
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What was a turf rick, circa 1833?

I was reading old newspapers when I came across this: The bit I am wondering about is the part that says "was at a turf rick for some turf". Googling "turf rick", brings up a ...
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