1843, Frequency of Petty Session Courts at Carrigboy (Durrus) , Held Every Three Weeks, West Cork, Missed due to Wet Days, Magistrates in Cork, too near Christmas only 5 Sitting Days Missed in 1842.

The local Magistrates were members of the Evanson family, the O’Donovans of O’Donovan’s Cove, The Fort, three brothers and from surrounding areas.  It is unclear if the Resident Magistrates were sitting at this time.


The petty Session Court was held on the first floor of the Courthouse from after 1850 when the village was rebuilt by the Bandon estate.  Some years later due to the hue crown attending court the floor collapsey.  Although there weee injuries no fatalities.




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