Return of The O’Donovan, Colonel South Cork Militia, from the Boer War in South Africa, His Carriage Drawn by Men Through Town of Skibbereen, West Cork,  Party at Lissard, Singing and Dancing. Porter Flowing to The Early Hours, Light From Tar Barrels.

 

From Willie Kingston’s memoir

 

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Magistrate:

Colonel Morgan William ‘The O’Donovan’ Oxon (1861-1940), CB, D.L., MA, 1888, ‘The O’Donovan’, Clann Cathal, Lis Ard, Skibbereen, son of Henry Wintrop ‘The O’Donovan’ MA, DL. and  Amelia d ‘The O’Grady’, Courcy O’Grady, Kilbollyowne, Co. Limerick. Ed. Haileybury and Oxford, Lieutenant-Colonel Munster Fusiliers, Colonel South Cork Militia Boer War, Succeeded Colonel Aylmer C. Somerville 1899 as President Carbery Agricultural Society.  M Mary Eleanor, odo Rev. J Yarker Barton, Chaplain to British Forces, listed 1921.

 

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