West Cork History


New Line of Road from Durrus to Ahakista, Co. Cork, 1847 at File Darrig (Red Cliff) Washed Away by Storm1843 Discovery of Brahalish Bracelet in Building Road.

Thanks to John Tobin for pointing out original name of Red Cliff.
The thing that strike me here is how a place name has been changed from Irish directly to English since this article was published. File Darrig has been changed to the Red Cliff.
Is Carrigbeg the same as Carrigbui?
Was this anonymous letter written by someone taking a serious poke at Timothy O’Donovan (Magistrate or Gentry of the area)?

1843 Brahalish Bracelet Discovered building road:




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