West Cork History


Munster Flax Society Visit to Bantry Farms 1860: Prizes James Philips, James Vickery, Ballycomane, Charles Dukelow, Best Dairy, Coomkeen,
Improvements on Bandon Estate, Durrus 1869, praise from Charles Dukelow, Coomkeen, Slate Quarry, Barytes Mines,Considerable employment. Local Agent Colonel Bernard aided by Charles Skuse, Clashadoo.
Bantry Agricultural Society, Annual Exhibition November 1861, at The Square, Attending: John Warren Payne (Land Agent), John Young, William Young, Robert White, J.P. Glengariff, George Bird (Land Agent), Bantry, John E. Barrett, Carriganass Castle (Land Agent, Kenmare Estate), Dr. McCarthy, Bantry, Rev. George Shean P.P., Bantry, Rev. Mr. Delat. C. C., Bantry, Christopher Gallway, J.P. Killarney, (Agent Kenmare Estate), William Jagoe, Richard T.Evanson (Ardgoena, Durrus, Landlord), Thomas T Curtain, Bantry, Cornelius O’Leary, Newtown, William Jagoe, Michael Hungerford Morris (Friendly Cove, Durrus, Landlord), J Cullinane, Bantry, George Robinson, J. P. Coronea Landlord.

Prizewinners included William Sullivan, Whiddy, Michael Morris, Friendly Cove, John Vickery, Ballycomane, Mrs. Michael…

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