The quays are crowded every day with the peasantry from all quarters of the country, who are emigrating to America, both direct from this port, and “cross channel” to Liverpool, as the agents here cannot produce enough of ships to convey the people from this unhappy country. Two vessels– the Fagabelac and Coolock– were despatched this week, the former with 208, the latter with 110 passengers. There are two other ships on the berth– the Wansworth for Quebec, and the Victory for New York; both are intended to sail on Tuesday next. There are nearly 1,200 passengers booked in these vessels.
An extensive agent here has gone to Liverpool, with the view of chartering ten large vessels to take out upwards of 1,300 families which are about leaving one estate in Ireland– partly at the expense of their landlord, and partly at their own. When a ship is put on the berth here, she is filled in a day or two, and the agents say if they had 100 ships, they would not be sufficient to meet the demand. –Freeman.