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Schull to Crookhaven:

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  • NAI REFERENCE: CSO/RP/1822/288
    TITLE: Letter from Richard Griffith, mining engineer, Limerick, County Limerick, reporting on progress of new road from Skibbereen to Crookhaven, via Skull, County Cork
    SCOPE & CONTENT: Letter from Richard Griffith, mining engineer, Limerick, County Limerick, to William H Gregory, Under Secretary of Ireland, Dublin Castle, reporting on progress of new road from Skibbereen to Crookhaven, via Skull, County Cork, a public works project upon which ‘upwards of three thousand labourers’ are employed: refers to the inaccessibility of the region around Crookhaven harbour and the persistence of smuggling which is difficult to check due to ‘the numerous creeks and inlets on the coast’; includes letter from Griffith, Skull, to Gregory, acknowledging invitation of the Lord Lieutenant to meet for interview in Dublin but to request the date is deferred to enable his attendance at the assizes of counties Kerry and Cork.
    EXTENT: 2 items; 8pp
    DATE(S): 26 Jul 1822-5 Aug 1822
    DATE EARLY: 1822
    DATE LATE: 1822
    ORIGINAL REFERENCE: CSORP1822/797
    DOCUMENT IMAGE:
    • CSO RP 1822 288 A
    • CSO RP 1822 288 B
    • CSO RP 1822 288 C
    • CSO RP 1822 288 D