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1892.  Immense Funeral of Mrs Thomas Dillon, nee Roycroft, Bantry, Obituary a Who’s Who of West Cork.

 

The Dillons were very prominent in Durrus and Bantry.  Possibly buried at Moulivard, Durrus East in the large Dillon tomb.

Thomas Dillon, Poor Law Guardian, 1892 election:

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In the 1940s Shawn Dillon of Clashadoo durrus was involved in setting up Clann na Poblachta locally and inherited his aunt’s properties near the railway station

In the late 18th century one of the Dillons possibly the same extended family married one of the Whites (Lord Bantry) set as aside as a ‘Popish Marriage’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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