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Miracles Attributed to Father John Power (1764-1831), born Deelish, Skibbereen, PP Kilmacabea, West Cork his Nephew, Dr. Maurice Power, (1811-1870), Magistrate, MP. Governor St. Lucia Substantial Property Owner Manhattan and 2,000 acres in Ireland.

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Miracles Attributed to Father John Power (1764-1831), born Deelish,  Skibbereen, PP Kilmacabea, West Cork his Nephew,…

Ó Charraig Aonair go Droichead Dóinneach (From Fastnet Sound to Blackwater Bridge) Of Youth and Prime and Age and Time Poems by John K. Cotter Compiled and Edited by Éamon Lankford


Ó Charraig Aonair go Droichead Dóinneach (From Fastnet Sound to Blackwater Bridge) Of Youth and Prime and Age and Time Poems by John K. Cotter Compiled and Edited by Éamon Lankford

https://durrushistory.com/2016/08/18/oilean-sea-cleire-memories-of-traigh-chiarain-a-cape-clear-sailorman-lamentation-for-my-mother-the-fastnet-the-dance-danta-de-pat-the-poet-cotter-john-k-cotter-as-an-logainmniocht-in-oile-2/

https://durrushistory.com/2016/07/19/thomas-young-cotter-1805-1882-bantry-born-first-colonial-surgeon-1835-south-australia-related-to-bantry-young-family-fish-merchants/

https://durrushistory.com/2016/04/11/history-townlands-and-place-names-of-cape-clear-oilean-cleire-1918-2/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/11/18/storytelling-on-cape-clear-island-from-the-financial-times-and-local-folklore/

 

 

 

 

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Genealogy of MacCarthys, Lords of Muskerry, Co. Cork, from 1380-1641.


Extract from letter ‘Very Bad Mutton and Beef, you Can’t Conceive of the Wretchedness of it’, of Godwin Swift (Customs Man), 16th May 1757 from Crookhaven, West Cork, Ireland.


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1845, John Coughlan of Crookhaven, West Cork Owner of Whaler ‘The Wild Irish Girl’ Rescues Schooner British America (Canada) ‘Exile’.

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Toby Bernard, Mizen Journal 2004

Extract from letter ‘Very Bad Mutton and Beef, you Can’t Conceive of the Wretchedness of it’, of Godwin Swift (Customs Man), 16th May 1757 from Crookhaven, West Cork, Ireland.

‘Now with regard to the place and provisions: you are to know that you see nothing here but mountains of rock (not cliffs) and yet those rocks are more dear to poor people or strangers as the lands within 2 miles of Dublin.  There is here undoubtedly great plenty of fish, yet the people are so lazy they’d rather live on salt mackerel and potatoes then give themselves the trouble to take fresh fish.  There is no garden stuff here, very bad mutton and lamb, and no beef, not a tree or even…

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Rev. Fitzgerald Tisdall, Rector of Kilmoe (Goleen), West Cork, Founder and Commandant of Crookhaven Yeomanry Corps, Murdered at Priest’s Leap, 1809.


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Rev. Fitzgerald Tisdall, Rector of Kilmoe (Goleen), West Cork, Founder and Commandant of Crookhaven Yeomanry Corps, Murdered at Priest’s Leap, 1809.

From Meziere Brady

In the 19th century Tisdalls married into the Murphy family of Bantry who in Newtown were millers, middling landowners, and were auctioneers. family members appear as jurors, and local administrative bodies.  The impressive ruins of the mills are about a mile outside Bantry on the Glengariff road.

Léim an tSagairt (Priest’s Leap) 1612 or possibly Earlier from Francis 1589 map

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1864. For Sale A First Class Whaleboat, Apply H. Justice, Ballydehob, West Cork.


1864. For Sale A First Class Whaleboat, Apply H. Justice, Ballydehob, West Cork.

 

Skibbereen & West Carbery Eagle; or, South Western Advertiser 19 November 1864

 

 

1845, John Coughlan of Crookhaven, West Cork Owner of Whaler ‘The Wild Irish Girl’ Rescues Schooner British America (Canada) ‘Exile’.

 

Extract from letter ‘Very Bad Mutton and Beef, you Can’t Conceive of the Wretchedness of it’, of Godwin Swift (Customs Man), 16th May 1757 from Crookhaven, West Cork, Ireland.

 

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1863, The Fibre Optic Broadband of the 1860s, Opening of Telegraph Office Skibbereen, Wires Extended to Baltimore and Submerged Cable to Sherkin. The American Intelligence will be Received Six Hours Sooner, Cork Market News to Be Received in Morning.


 

 

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1863, The Fibre Optic Broadband of the 1860s, Opening of Telegraph Office Skibbereen, Wires Extended to Baltimore and Submerged Cable to Sherkin. The American Intelligence will be Received Six Hours Sooner,  Cork Market News to Be Received in Morning.

 

 

An Old Man Recounts: The First Time I visited Dunmanway c 1790, The Roads were Bad, My Sister and I were in Two Panniers at Each Side of A Horse My Mother on A Saddle in Between, Then Cars with Block Wheels Sawn of of a Thick Tree Bound Round With Iron, The They Got What They Called Scotch Cars With Spokes and Felloes at Opening of The Office of The Electric and International Telegraph Company , Dunmanway, Co.Cork, 1865. Messages from Cork, London and Crookhaven.

 

The start of the Communication Revolution, Picture of ‘The Atlantic Telegraph Cable Fleet’ at Berehaven, Bantry Bay, 28th July 1866, held at Cable and Wireless Archive

 

Áiteanna Iar-Ghualta (Backward places) or Centres of the Information age? Valentia Island Telegraph Station and Crookhaven Marconi Radio Station 1902.

 

Cartography of the Internet the Digital age commences with functioning of Telegraphic Cable from Valentia, Co Kerry to Newfoundland on the 16th August 1858

 

Skibbereen & West Carbery Eagle; or, South Western Advertiser 17 October 18

 

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1822. Local Fishery Committees, Kinsale, Clonakilty, Glandore, Baltimore, Crookhaven For Bantry Timothy O’Donovan JP, O’Donovan’s Cove, Durrus, Michael O’Sullivan, Rev. Edward Jones Alcock, Rector Durrus, John Jagoe later Fishery Commissioner, Michael Murphy, Newtown, Bantry, Rev. M McChean, Bantry, John Sandys Bird.


1822.   Local Fishery Committees, Kinsale, Clonakilty, Glandore, Baltimore, Crookhaven For Bantry Timothy O’Donovan JP, O’Donovan’s Cove, Durrus, Michael O’Sullivan, Rev. Edward Jones Alcock, Rector Durrus, John Jagoe later Fishery Commissioner, Michael Murphy, Newtown, Bantry, Rev. M McChean, Bantry, John Sandys Bird.

 

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