1927 Election County Constituency of West Cork Sub Agents of Jasper Travers Wolfe

Jasper’s mother was a strict Methodist and did not approve of his card playing or whiskey drinking.

His daughter:

1932, 1952 Dorothy Woulfe Barrister, London “The following evening the Independent candidate Jasper Travers Wolfe (former Crown Prosecutor, later independent TD) addressed a meeting in Bantry. His campaigns were managed by his daughter Dorothy. In later campaigns she would speak personally in Durrus and Dunbeacon. She qualified as a barrister in London and became Lady Ungoed-Thomas when her husband, Solicitor General in the post war Attlee Government was knighted. ” “Miss Wolfe BL, 1932, attending funeral of Michael Harrington, Merchant, Skibbereen. 1938, Message of sympathy 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. “

His brother:

1953 Dr. Jackson Wolfe, LL.D Legal Author London Brother of Jasper Wolfe at his funeral, Skibberen 1953.

His apprentice, 2nd woman solicitor to qualify:

1923 Dorothea Browne, later Mrs O’Reilly Mother nee O’Mahony, Ahagouna, Durrus, father Sergent RIC died of Cholera Mitchslstown Workhouse 1900 leaving 8 children “Apprenticed to Jasper Wolfe, Skibbereen, then Crown Prosecutor for West Cork, later independent TD. 1920s, Dorothea Browne, 2nd Woman to Qualify as a Solicitor in Ireland. Her mother was Mrs. Brown, nee O’Mahony, Ahagouna. She went on to found the firm of PF O’Reilly with her husband which is still operational. Her husband later Fine Gael Senator and Taxing Master of the High Court. ” Grandmother Mercy Pier of Huguenot ancestry. “Telegram of sympathy fr her and husbadn P.F.O’Reilly. Funeral 1941, Mrs. Rachel Wolfe nee Wood, Snugboro, Skibbereen, aged 95, mother of Jasper Wolfe, Solicitor buried Aughadown,. Southern Star 25th January 1941

Sub Agent Maurice Gilhooly, Bantry. Soon James Gilhooly, MP for West Cork Jasper was his election agent.

Durrus Herbert Dukelow, Blairs Cove. He spent some years in America activity as a Bantry Rural Councillor. His wife Charlotte Philips her father Robert Philips owned Bandon Arms Hotel in Durrus and a coaching establishment always involved in politics. His daughter Kathleen died recently in her late 90s donated site and a large sum of money to establish a community centre Philips Green.

Baltimore Isaac Shipley fish merchant

Schull: Dr.Edward Shipsey family long tradition of medicine Magistrates heavy involvement in politics.

Skibbereen, W. Wood Wolfe probably a cousin and been a Magistrate.

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, 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.


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.

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,