West Cork History

Bantry Area family of Derrynane, Co. Kerry,  O’Connell’s, signature of ‘The Liberator’ Daniel O’Connell, his sister Honoria married Daniel O’Sullivan, Reendonegan, Bantry, their son Daniel, Magistrate, Dominica West Indies, his sister married Naval Officer in Tsar’s Navy. areas mentioned Coolagh, Borlin some names include Donovan, Lucy, Galway, O’Hea-Cussen, Cronin, compiled by Basil Morgan O’Connell, of Lakeview Branch, 1946 he Head of CID, Malaysia.

The reference to the O’Hea-Cussen is interesting.  John T Collins of Cork in the 1950s compiled a list of newspaper notices rom a collection held by Mr. Cussen Solicitor, Newcastle West. They had originated with the Kearney family Garretstown House near the home place of the O’Heas.

https://durrushistory.com/2014/03/18/invitation-by-henry-townsend-dl-1839-on-behalf-of-the-reformers-of-the-west-riding-of-cork-to-daniel-oconnel-mp-to-dinner-in-bandon-co-cork-with-200-liberals-in-attendance-including-francis-ber/

Some early Bantry Lawyers included here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqhnQGE3ANjzdEkxdVM0YVNzbzFHbV8tRGxNM2pmMWc#gid=0

https://durrushistory.com/2012/05/15/election-of-daniel-oconnell-8th-july-1828-from-diary-of-amhlaoimh-o-suilleabhain-humphrey-osullivan/

https://durrushistory.com/2014/09/20/daniel-oconnell-in-folklore/

https://durrushistory.com/2014/09/02/daniel-oconnell-addresses-monster-meeting-of-500000-on-repeal-in-skibbereen-june-1843-and-bandon-skibbereen-and-bantry-connections-with-oconnell-2/

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