1824, Died at the advanced age of 105 at Crookhaven, West Cork, Mrs. Catherine Donovan, relict of Jeremiah Donovan of Keelcrohane (Kilcrohane), leaving numerous progeny of both sexes her eldest son in his 85th years.

There were traditional close links between Kilcrohane and Crookhaven cross Dunmanus Bay one or other were called the ‘Budies’ in various boating competitions.

From Rosemary FFolliott’s newspaper extracts.