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From: "Jane Lyons" <>
Subject: [CoTyrone] Omagh Cathlolics 1798
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 13:02:53 -0000
Newspaper publication by Catholics of Omagh offering to join the Yeomanry in
"Omagh 14th June 1798.
We, the Roman Catholic inhabitants of the town of Omagh and its vicinity
anxious at this awful period to step forward with the utmost zewal and
loyalty in support of our beloved Sovereign and glorious constitution do
offer our services with our lives and properties to His Exellency, the Lord
Lieutenant, to assist to our utmost in stemming the progress of Rebellion
which is now spreading through this once happy Kingdom; we are willing to
enrol ourselves as Volunteers or Supplementary Yeomanry to be officered by
Protestantes or in any other manner most acceptable to the Government.
B. McMahon M.D.
John Lawless, Senr.
Rev. P. McLaughlin for himself and upwards of 500
John Lawless Senr.
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