West Cork History

Early Genealogy of Sir Teague O’Regan of Balltnaclohy and Gortniglogh, Killeenlea, near Leap, Carbery West Cork, Temporary holding of lands from 1615 by Sir Walter Coppinger, loss by forfeiture and subsequent restoration under Articles of Treaty of Limerick 1690, later family including fashionable Dr.O’Regan of Mallow and Legal Luminaries, friend of Daniel O’Connell.  Estates finally sold by descendants Cagney family early 20th century to tenants.

Some of the extended later family prominent in law or as Harley Street, London specialists.

General area of Leap the old townland names do not feature on modern mapping:



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