Building of Old Pier, and Stables Cupola and Winged feet Bantry House, 1840-2.
Paddy O’Keeffe, Bantry Historian has a note dated 1961 that he had been conversing with Mary Barrett then RIP. She said that the Bantry House additions were built by Murphy and immediately after he built the old pier. Paddy dated the Bantry House works to 1840-1 and the pier to 1842.
The Murphy builder may have been the father of William Martin Murphy