West Cork History

Poem ‘Carrigaline’ by Michael Joseph Barry, (1817-1889), Barrister, Poet, Imprisoned as Young Irelander, editor Southern Reporter,  ultimately became Police Magistrate Dublin. Lived Highland, Blackrock.    Magistrate Dublin, a brilliant songwriter who helped build up a National literature for Ireland.

Poet ‘Kishohue Papers’, Songs of Ireland, The Green Flag, step Together, nephew of Bishop Dr. England of Charlestown, South Carolina.  Imprisoned 1843, editor Southern Reporter,  ultimately became Police Magistrate Dublin. Lived Highland Cottage, Blackrock.

The extended England family from Bandon in the late 18th and early 19th century were highly influential in Church, Business and National affairs.

Young Irelander editor Southern Reporter, co-author of ‘A Treatise on the Practice of the High Court of Chancery of Ireland with Mr. Justice Sadlier, died early 1889 after a sojourn on the Continent a widower with no children.  Highly thought of by Gavan Duffy and others

A notice by Frank MacDonagh in The Nation…

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