Boy Attacked by Monkey on Parnell Street

A young boy who had joined a crowd to watch an organ grinder on Parnell Street was attacked the grinder’s monkey. The crowd appears to have agitated the monkey and it attacked John Connell, biting him on the face, neck and arms. He was taken to Jervis Street Hospital where his injuries are considered dangerous.

Century Ireland

The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.