OLD NEWSPAPERS HAVE SO MUCH TO OFFER
These are from 1860 issue of the
"Limerick Reporter and Tipperary Indicator"
You can find many old newspapers just by googling,
many are freely available, some are by subscription.
If you look through this site, you will find many transcriptions from old newspapers, including Births, Deaths, Marriages, obituaries, social news, history of times gone past,
biographies, so many things of interest.
I post these here to give you just a taste..
These are lists of Papal Tributes in the Diocese of TULLA.
In 1860, large numbers of Irish men, among others, joined the Papal Army in Italy to defend the Papal States.
You can read more about that time here.