1928.   Busy Bees Barred at Crookhaven But they Buzz Boisterously at Skibbereen Court. Jurisprudence of Bees in Crookhaven, Bees are Animals. Bees when Burned Evaporate.  Music Hath Charms to Soothe The Savage Bee. You Can’t Bring  The IRA Now!’  A Swarm of Bees in May is Worth a Load of Hay, in June A Silver Spoon, July not Worth a Butterfly.

Apart From the quarrelling neighbours the solicitors were Jasper Wolfe, still alive in West Cork folklore for his wit. One time Crown Prosecutor for West Cork later Independent TD and President of the incorporated Law Society.

The Other solicitor Thomas Healy, state solicitor for West Cork

1884, 1917 Jasper Travers Wolfe Solicitor, Crown Solicitor, TD “Norton, Skibbereen, 1st place Law Society Final Exam, Director Skibbereen Eagle member Governing Body, UCC.  subscriber Zenith Marine Disaster, Baltimore, 1895.  1895 Funeral and wreath of Bantry Solicitor  Daniel O’Donovan aged 26.  Native Skibbereen:Returning officer west Cork constituency election agent James Gilhooley MP.  1906 consortium Richard Wheeler Doherty, Solicitor, Bandon, John Walsh, businessman, director Allmans Distillery, Bandon, Hugo Flinn, Fish buyer, Cork, Jasper Travers Woulfe, solicitor, Skibbereen, took over Skibbereen Eagle on death of previous owner. 1909 attending the funeral of Dr. William Jennings, J.P.   1914 RDC election nominated by Parish Priest Fr..Michael O’Callaghan.  1935 funeral of Dr.Edward Shipsey, Schull.  1937 attending Ned Roycroft, funeral. Roycroft had nominated him and supported him as TD,



” “M Minnie, elder d of George George  Levis Vickery, 2 daughters, grandson wrote a biography.  Funeral attending 1920 Edward Edgerton Leigh White, died age 44  Bantry House.  Fled to England after IRA threats, April 1922 returned months later.  Later received £3,000 from a claim of £7,670 for injury to his business and loss of income from the loss of his office for IGC.  Letter to Eoin O’Mahony from Jasper Travers Wolfe, solicitor, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, regarding the Dail motion to remove Judge Edward McElligott from office, 1941 May 5.  1932, attending funeral of Michael Harrington, Merchant, Skibbereen 

” “Jasper Travers Wolfe was born in 1872, the third of nine children of William John Wolfe, a Methodist shopkeeper and his wife Rachel Wood.

He was educated at the Bishop’s School, Skibbereen and passed the Law Society preliminary exam in 1888. Indentured in the practice of Thomas Downes, he obtained first place in his final exams, was awarded a gold medal and the Findlater Scholarship and admitted as a solicitor in 1893.

His father died in 1894 after a long illness and Jasper established J. Travers Wolfe & Co. shortly after, quickly establishing himself as an expert in land law.

 ” 1915, attending funeral of Patrick J. Hurley, solicitor, Drimoleague.  1939 Funeral   of Dr. John G. Cullinane, Clonakilty.  1935 funeral Bantry Charles Swaine, merchant director Biggs and Co.  1938, attending Funeral of Father John Sheehy, (1892-1938), Curate. Courtmacsherry, of the Prominent Skibbereen Family, his Father County Councillor, One Time TD, Mass Celebrated by 100 Priests, Telegrams, Mass Cards.

1896-, 1935, 1937,  1938,  1941,  1942, 1952, 1953        Thomas Healy (J.J.Healy and Co)        State Solicitor, admitted 1919 apprenticed to father late Joseph J.Healy and Richard Moloney. Cork West.   State Solicitor        1938 Funeral of Edwin Angus Swanton, Major Draper, Skibbereen.    1938, attending  Funeral of Father John Sheehy, (1892-1938), Curate. Courtmacsherry, of the Prominent Skibbereen Family, his Father County Councillor, One Time TD, Mass Celebrated by 100 Priests, Telegrams, Mass Cards.  Attending funeral of  1942        Dr. Collins        Leap        1942, James Duggan, P.C., U.C.CJudge in Sinn Féin Superior Court, Managing Director, Southern Star, Election Committee Michael Collins                        “Thoms Directory. 1934 appointed solicitors for labourers cottage scheme Skibbereen/Schull.  Thomas Healy        Solicitor, Skibbereen                        Drinagh Slate Quarries Company Ltd. Incorporated 1936                ”        1939 Funeral   of Dr. John G. Cullinane, Clonakilty  Sympathy funeral of 1941, Mrs. Ellen Hegarty, Castlehaven Attending funeral of Jasper Travers Wolfe , solicitor, Skibbereen, 1952.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


1952, Enormous Funeral, Skibbereen Closes Down, of Jasper Travers Wolfe, Born 1872, Solicitor, Crown Prosecutor West Cork, Three Times Elected TD, ‘He Had all of Munster as His Client’, First Corkman to be President Incorporated Law Society.


James Gilhooley (1847-1916), Fenian 1867, Irish Parliamentary Party MP, Justice of the Peace, West Cork, Member ‘Bantry Band’, children at Four Mile Water (Durrus) National School. In later years his election agent was Jasper Woulfe, Solicitor, Crown Prosecutor and later TD, Skibbereen.

Photograph of Directors and Managers of Schull and Skibbereen Light Railway 1910-20, including Ned Roycroft, Mount Gabriel, Chairman Cork County Council, Jasper Travers Wolfe Solicitor (former Crown Prosecutor West Cork and later TD) and his father Eddie