West Cork History

1805-1818, Fragments of Dunderow Church Records, Rector 1815-1839, Rev. Morgan O’Donovan, Chieftain of The O’Donovan of Clancahill.

He assumed the title on the death of Lieutenant General Richard O’Donovan of Bawnlahan, Leap.  This did find universal approval wit the extended family as evidenced by the papers of Dr. John O’Donovan (Rev.Grave Papers), Royal Irish Academy.


Tgs is an atile by Robert day, Cork businessman and antiquarian.

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Robert Day, (1836-1914), 1889 City,  Myrtle Hill House, Cork, son of Robert, merchant, ed Hamblins and Dr Porters, Cork, m Rebecca eldest daughter of Robert Scott, J.P., Sydney Ville, Managing Director Robert Scott and Co, Hardware, Day and Co Saddlers, Corks leading antiquary, 11 children.  Probate to John Day, Merchant, 1914, £46,271. Member The Cork Cuvierian Society,writing in 1904 (11) enables the reader to visualize the scenario during the Society’s meetings in a pen picture which reads:

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