From the Cork Examiner, 22 April 1844:
“We copy from the Kilkenny Journal the following extraordinary case tried on Friday last, at the Kilkenny Quarter Sessions:-
Mary Neill was placed at the bar, charged with having obtained a gown and shawl from Catherine Muldowney, under false pretences, with intent to steal.
Catherine Muldowney examined by Mr Purcell, deposed that she now lives at the butts, but in the month of December last, resided in Sir Wheeler Cuffe’s lodge. One day in that