Peadar Ó hAnnracháin, Gaelic League Organiser, Cois Life, ‘OUR DUBLIN LETTER’ in the Southern Star, Skibbereen, West Cork, 12th April 1947, Investigation at Castletownbere 1859 of William Power, Shopkeeper, John Kelly Smith, patrick Murphy and Michael McCarthy Shopkeepers fears of the spreading of the Phoenix Society Skibbereen (Fenians), 25 men summonsed in Bantry for lighting tar barrels to show respect for Phoenix man let out of Jail Mr. Denis Sullivan, Orange Riot caused in Kinsale 12th July 1859 by Antrim Militia stationed there.

West cork had serious problems with Orange Parades in Dunmanway and Bandon with people killed in the early 19th century:

Bandon 1822 Orange Riot caused two deaths

Fenian Activity in Durrus:

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