West Cork History

From Evanson (Durrus) family history:

The first Mrs Evanson had sisters, one married the O’Shaughnessy (whose daughter married the O’Donovan, ancestor of the late General O’Donovan); and another married Mr Butler (the family of the Duke of Ormond); and another married Mr J Warren.

The Clann Cathaill Line, Death of Captain Miles Henry O’Donovan, aged 20, Royal Munster Fusileers, World War 1 in 1916, son of The O’Donovan, Liss Ard, Skibbereen, West Cork.

There is a stained glass window to him and marble plaque in St. Finbarrs  Cathedral in Cork.

Another of the O’Donovans, Clann Loughlin, the Catholic line of O’Donovan’s Cove descends from Richard o’Donovan.  he was a famous swordsman at the University of Toulouse in France in the 1740s.

The O’Donovan, Clann Cathal line of Magistrates:

Daniel O’Donovan, 1686

Dr. Daniel O’Donovan 1818, Norton Cottage, Skibbereen, listed 1838 , son Richard Esq. O’Donovan Cove, and Jane d Alexander…

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