Kathleen is in love with Terence O'More. Both are in humble circumstances. The two lovers are among those who are entertained on rent day by Squire Bernard Cavanaugh. The squire makes love to Kathleen. She accepts his attentions and also from him a ring. When Terence later calls on his sweetheart she treats him with scant courtesy. A messenger from the squire brings a proposal of marriage. Bernard says he will call the following morning for his answer. Terence throws the note to the floor and leaves. That night Kathleen reclines by the fireplace and falls asleep. In the morning the squire calls and is accepted. The marriage is to take place that day. Bernard sends Red Barney to engage a man to don a priest's robe and perform a false marriage. Barney engages his man, but quarrels with him. The result is the injury of Barney's opponent, who sends for Father Daly. The priest learns of the intended deception. He decides to perform the ceremony himself. Bernard tires of his peasant wife. ... Written by
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Two versions of this story were released on the same day in 1913, this 3-reel version from Imp, and a one-reel version from Edison Kathleen Mavourneen
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