Bantry Port is now administered by the Port of Cork and is undergoing a major expansion.
1867, Efforts By Very Reverend Sheehan, John Warren Payne, William Young, To Secure New Pier for Bantry, Commissioners of Public Works to Pay £3,000 Local contribution £1,600.
The Youngs were a Fish Merchant family in Bantry since around 1600.
John Warren Payne, Bantry, Agent Lord Bantry. Member provisional Committee projected Bandon to Bantry Railway 1845. Member election committee McCarthy Downing, Skibbereen, 1868.