1782, died after a long illness Thomas Donovan, Esq., North Lowerton, West Carbery, left the bulk of his large fortune to the Rev. Mr. Walsh, in the Parish of Schull and his well chosen library of thousands of volumes and a gold watch and a gold beaded cane to the Rev. Mr. James Crowley of the same parish.

From Rosemary Fffilloitt;s newspaper extracts.