New Line of Road from Durrus to Ahakista, Co. Cork, 1847 at File Darrig (Red Cliff) Washed Away by Storm1843 Discovery of Brahalish Bracelet in Building Road.
Thanks to John Tobin for pointing out original name of Red Cliff.
The thing that strike me here is how a place name has been changed from Irish directly to English since this article was published. File Darrig has been changed to the Red Cliff.
Is Carrigbeg the same as Carrigbui?
Was this anonymous letter written by someone taking a serious poke at Timothy O’Donovan (Magistrate or Gentry of the area)?
1843 Brahalish Bracelet Discovered building road:
Lighter (Small cargo Vessel) for Sale, Charles McCarthy, (Father of John Mccarthy, Nebraska Politician) Tullig, Durrus, West Cork, 1862.
Before the advent of modern roads in the 1830s and 1840s many goods were moved by sea using lighters flat bottom type boats. They were able to operate in the absence of proper piers.
The McCarthy mentioned may have been active in Land Agitation and related to John Mccarthy born Tullig, Nebraska, USA, politician.
Courtesy Barbara O’Donnell
Originally posted on The Galway Review:
Laney Lenox recently received her undergraduate degree in Peace Studies with a minor and honors in Creative Writing. Originally from the United States, she moved to Galway to work as an intern for The Galway Review. While in college, she worked as a writing tutor at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi and as the Community Engagement Intern for the Institute for Southern Jewish Life. She also worked as a creative writing teacher for Operation Upward, an inner-city organization in Jackson, Mississippi that offered after-school programs for youth.
Paul Kestell’s West Cork Railway and Other Stories is an accurate representation of the region
By Laney Lenox
As an American who does not know Cork, certainly not specifically West Cork, well, I cannot personally attest to whether or not Paul Kestell’s short story collection The West Cork Railway and Other Stories is an accurate representation of the region. However, I…
View original 321 more words
State Funeral of Lord Lieutenant, Earl of Besborogh, 1847 Under Direction of Sir William Betham, (Ulster King of Arms) Knights of St. Patrick, Hierarchy of Irish Nobility, Judiciary and Senior Administration According to Rank.
Coursing Meeting Ballyvourney, Co. Cork April 1847.