Peadar Ó hAnnracháin, Gaelic League Organiser, Cois Life, ‘OUR DUBLIN LETTER’ in the Southern Star, Skibbereen, West Cork, 19th April 1947, Roll Call of Meeting at Skibbereen Courthouse 1879 at which the Drainage of the River Ilen was proposed to give employment, to cost £100,000 and dismissed as Utopian, Fred (Frederic Peel Eldon) Potter, his energy, willpower and keenness for businesses, Editor of the Skibbereen Eagle and Keeping an Eye on the Tsar, Founder of the Eldon Hotel.
Ó h-Anracháin was for a period the editor of the Southern Star
Potter was a descendant of the Durrus Evanson family. Fred Potter/Skibbereen Eagle:
“Our Dublin Letter” was always read in our home as was the column in Irish by “File na Carraige”. Could they be re-published ? Both were full of local history and reminded us of our “roots”