1846. Arrival of Cork Examiner Awaited This Evening. Celebration of the Liberation of William Smith O’Brien, MP, Young Irelander, All the Purchasable Tar Barrels were Brought Up, Amateur Band Prepared ‘Honoured Son of O’Brien, ‘Scourge of the Dane’, Three Cheers for O’Connell, O’Brien and Repeal.
O’Brien was a Protestant Landlord resident in London a direct descendant of Brian Ború who defeated the Danes at the Battle of Clontarf 1014.
Cork Examiner 03 June 1846