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Controverted Elections—County Of Leitrim

Volume 218: debated on Thursday 30 April 1874

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MR. SPEAKER informed the House, that he had received from Mr. Justice Lawson, one of the Judges selected for the Trial of Election Petitions, pursuant to the Parliamentary Elections Act, 1868, a copy of an Order relating to the Election for the County of Leitrim. And the same was read, to the effect following:—

"In the matter of the Election Petition for the County of Leitrim, Francis O'Beirne, Petitioner, William Richard Ormsby Gore, Respondent.
"On hearing Counsel for the Petitioner for an Order that the Officer do place the Petition in this matter upon the List for Trial, and that thereupon the Petitioner he at liberty to proceed, and on hearing Counsel for the Respondent;
"It is ordered by his Lordship that the Motion be refused with costs, and that the Petitioner do pay same to the Respondent when taxed and ascertained in the ordinary manner."