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1840, Ballygurteen (Dunmanway/Clonakilty), West Cork, fairs 24th June, 25th July, 28th December, under a patent Granted to the Reverend Sir Michael Cox, Bart in the Reign of George 111 (1738-1820).

Fairs and Tolls could be lucrative. In Bantry the Bantry estate collected tolls until well into the 19th century they were levied on animals or produce entering the town on fair days. Sometimes they were farmed out.

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