12th Century Poem ‘The Vision of Mac Con Glinne’. Account of the Court of the King of Munster. Milk Lake, A Drawbridge of Butter, Walls of Cheese Curd. Robert Gibbons in Clonakilty.
Robert Gibbins, survivor Gallipoli, Grandson Robert Day Cork Antiquarian, author ‘Lovely is the Lee’ 1945, on Inchigeela, Gougán Barra, Gold at Snave Bridge and Comhoola with Engravings. He was the grandson of Robert Day , Cork businessman and antiquarian.
Robert Day (1836-1914), Cork Antiquarian, Early Photographer, Magistrate, Businessman, Part of his Collection ended with with William Randolph Hearst, British Museum, Grand Father Writer, Robert Gibbins.
Ancient butter making, Líam English 18th century poet, Miosgan of buter, Bog Butter, 18th century Christian and Pagan incantation on butter making
By Dr. Micháel Ó Sé
1949 Courtesy JCHAS
It is interesting loking at this abstract.
The church records which have survive for St. Finbar’s Cathedral and St. Peters Church of Ireland are replete with names originating i West Cork. Time and again you come across Jagoes, Attridges etc. It also seemed to be common for couples to come to Cork to marry and presumable spend a few days of a honeymoon there.
West Cork Colony Barrack Sr. Cork Butter Buyers
Re butter making, John Jagoe of Bantry whose father was from Dunmanway reputedly ran a shop for a while in Bandon Road/Barrack St.
FROM CORK TO SOUTH AMERICA, MARRIAGE IN BAGOTA OF GENERAL O’LEARY SON OF JEREMIAH O’LEARY, ESQ., BUTTER MERCHANT, CORK, GRANDFATHER FLORENCE O’LEARY, DUNMANWAY, TO SOLEDAD SOUBLETTE NIECE TO PRESIDENT BOLIVAR. LATER DIPLOMAT IN EUROPE AND BRITISH CHARGE’ DE’AFFAIRS. PRESENT COLLECTION OF PLANTS ANIMALS TO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK.
They went on to have 9 children. He was told after General Bolivar’s death to burn his papers but did not so so and spent his life organising them into a multi volume publication.