1822, Herbert Gillman, Woodbrook, Dunmanway, County Cork, seeking financial aid for a new line of road leading from Crookstown, in the parish of Moviddy, over the Barna or Pass of Cousane to Kealkil in the parish of Bantry, incorporating Ballilickey, Coosane and other parishes.  The Newly Road if Built would Make the Distance from Bantry to Cork 35 Miles.  Map by Jeremiah O’Brien shows old Road Bantry/Kealkil, Old Pathway to Bantry over Barna of Cousane, Estimate £256 a mile.

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