APPALLING DISTRESS.

We pray attention to the statement of the Rev. Mr. Daly contained in this day’s paper, with reference to the destitution of the parish of Kilworth, of which he is the pastor. Many of the poor inhabitants, he declared, at the Fermoy Presentment Sessions, had no other means of subsistence but cabbage leaves, the effects of eating which were visible in their altered frames and appearance. The Earl of MOUNTCASHEL, without repeating the shocking details, testified to the truth of every word of the Clergyman’s recital. It is strange that a state of circumstances, so undoubtedly real and sickening to contemplate, should occur in a Christian land.

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