Applications to set up National Schools Durrus and Drimoleague, West Cork 1830.
Father Quinn applied from Durrus and the form is in the National Archive. The Durrus school set up in 1810 was in the grounds of the Chapel where the National School is located. The old church was on the site until it was replaced c 1900. Father Quinn’s application 16th November 1830 ED1/13/74/2, signed by for Roman Catholics Richard O’Donovan, Timothy O’Donovan, Richard Tobin, Edmond Tobin, Daniel Daly, Richard O’Donovan, John Murphy, John Carthy, Thomas Cormack?, Elias Roycroft, Andrew Caverly, Richard Caverly, Protestants E. Evanson, Richard L. Blair, Thomas Ferguson, Thomas Duklow, Charles Ducklow, John Ducklow. Rev Alcock of the Church of Ireland was asked to consent but declined but his parishioners signed.
Father Ryan applied from Drimoleague. Protestants and Catholics from Drimoleague signed the application.