FROM CORK TO SOUTH AMERICA, MARRIAGE IN BAGOTA OF GENERAL O’LEARY SON OF JEREMIAH O’LEARY, ESQ., BUTTER MERCHANT, CORK, GRANDFATHER FLORENCE O’LEARY, DUNMANWAY, TO SOLEDAD SOUBLETTE NIECE TO PRESIDENT BOLIVAR. LATER DIPLOMAT IN EUROPE AND BRITISH CHARGE’ DE’AFFAIRS. PRESENT COLLECTION OF PLANTS ANIMALS TO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK.
They went on to have 9 children. He was told after General Bolivar’s death to burn his papers but did not so so and spent his life organising them into a multi volume publication.
From Cork Constitution, 26th June 1830, complied by Mr.McDonnell and in Cork and Present.
There was a plaque to General O’ Leary in a property in Barrack Street, Cork. The re erection of the plaque is on the Council’s commemoration committee agenda plus there is a new bust to O’Leary in Fitzgerald’s Park. /p>