West Cork History

Irish Christian Brothers Mission to Hupei, China, 1921-1926, Memoir of Brother Dougan (1900-1987), Impressions of Shanghai 1921, Assistance to Columban Fathers Prefecture Hubei, Monsignor Galvin, Hanyang Iron Works taken over by Japanese, holidays in Kuling Mountains, Chinese Funerals, Ancestor Worship, Marriage Customs, Snakes, Malaria, Small Pox (Black Death), Warlord Wu-Pey-Fu in Hupoi, Moscow trained Political Commissars take over College home via Saigon elegant Boulevards, shock in Dublin at new Griffith Avenue


Brother Peter Dougan taught in the C.B.S. School in CarrickWhen Bro. Dougan was in Carrick, he didn’t mention his time in China in school to the pupils. That is one of the things that is fascinating. For a man that experienced such a dangerous time in China to return to a relatively quiet time in Tipperary.

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