Transcription of the Belfast Newsletter 2 May 1823 by Mike
Ahern at Ireland Old News
A few days ago, at Six mile Bridge, County Clare, at the advanced age of
100 years, Mr. Edward Byrne, formerly an eminent Clothier ; he retained
his faculties to the last ; his wife still survives him, and she is in her
105th year, to whom he was married nearly 80 ; she possesses her
faculties, with the exception of sight.