promontory forts and traditions of the districts of Beare and Bantry, co. Cork

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[Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland] , [Dublin]
Other titlesJournal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.
StatementBy Thomas Johnson Westropp.
ContributionsRoyal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination v (2) (p.140-159, (1)-16p., [4] leaves of plates) :
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Open LibraryOL18208234M

Other articles where Beare Peninsula is discussed: Cork: long, scenic promontories such as Beare Peninsula. At the head of Bantry Bay is Glengariff, where subtropical vegetation survives because of.

The Society, referred to as Bantry Historical Society, was set up by a small group of enthusiastic local people in We owe a huge debt of gratitude to these wonderful people for their foresight and commitment to researching local history, folklore and culture of the greater Bantry area and the Society continues to fulfil its initial remit of informing and researching Bantry and its environs.

Vol. 10, No. 2, Dec. 31, Published by: Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. The Promontory Forts and Traditions of the Districts of Beare and Bantry, Co.

Cork. The Promontory Forts and Traditions of the Districts of Beare and Bantry, Co. Cork (pp. The town of Bantry is in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge. It is located within the poor law union of Bantry, in the barony of Bantry.

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Bantry Union lies within the baronies of Bantry and of West Carbery, Western Division. Bantry Union is in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cork & Ross. The civil parishes of Bantry Union are listed in the side bar. This page features civil Birth Records for the district of Bantry in Co. Cork and includes full names (where possible), the year of birth, and the quarter in which the birth occurred.

A searchable index of all available birth records is available here. Many coastal sites in Ireland were defended by the erection of earthen or stone ramparts across the necks of headlands, forming promontory forts.

These forts were built primarily for defence or refuge purposes, rather that for habitation and vary greatly in size. Bantry Gravestone Transcriptions, Co.

Cork O’Connor: In loving memory / of / Margaret O’Connor / relict of / Benjamin O’Connor / who died 20th June / and of their daughter / Annie / who died 14th April / RIP /and their son / John Joseph / who died 15 Dec /and their son / Benjamin / died 10th September National Library of Ireland: Book of 14 maps of the estate of Hamilton White and others in the baronies of Bere and Bantry and East Muskerry, Co.

Cork. Surveyed by Robert Warren. Names of. John Eagle's first book, covering 50 of the best lighthouses on the Irish coast. This is a first edition, mint condition, out of print, each one signed by the author and in a short while sold out (If you would rather not have it signed then please say so when ordering) € free shipping on this book.

Full text of "Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland" See other formats. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Bantry, Ireland on Tripadvisor: See 1, traveller reviews and photos of Bantry tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in April.

We have reviews of the best places to see in Bantry. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Durrus (Irish: Dubh Ros / Durrás, meaning "Black Headland") is a village located in West Cork, six miles ( km) from Bantry, County Cork, is situated at the head of the Sheep's Head peninsula – a European Destination of Excellence – and the Mizen Head peninsula.

A number of public gardens have been established in the area, including 'Kilvarock' and 'Cois Abhann'.County: County Cork. The poet and translator of Irish verse, was born in Ballinhassig, Co.

Cork, and died at the age of just 34 in Lisbon, where he was staying for his health. He wrote a well-known poem about Gougane Barra that many Irish people learned at school.

The BEARA PENINSULA is the most westerly part of County Cork, bordered by the waters of Bantry Bay, Kenmare Bay and the Atlantic Ocean and is the largest peninsula in County Cork. Beara is dominated by the Caha Mountains, which run down the middle of the peninsula from end to end. With its rocky mountains, glacial lakes and rugged coastline, Beara is an area of great scenic beauty.

Celebrating Cork Past. In this our first publication the author explores the rich archaeological heritage in the unspoilt landscape of the old barony of Beara in West Cork, describing stone circles, ring forts, burial sites, standing stones, ogham inscriptions, ancient churches, monastic settlements, holy wells, old bridges and roads.

The journey from Glengarriff to Glashananinnaun stream. Bantry Library was designed in by the Cork County Council architect Patrick McSweeney, and the project was developed and overseen by his assistant, Harry Wallace.

The design is said to have been conceived when McSweeney and his daughter were recovering from the ’flu; to pass the time he made a model of a library building. Bantry Historical Society. likes. Bantry Historical Society is a voluntary organisation that has been running for many years, it manages the museum and organises regular talks.5/5.

Bantry is a thriving market town situated at the head of Bantry Bay and surrounded by some of Ireland’s most stunning country side with drives and walks that will take your breath away. The town centre is very compact and has a wide variety of shops, bars, coffee shops and restaurants in addition to a three screen cinema, tourist office, [ ].

Tag Archives: McCarthy family Genealogy of McCarthy (Muclagh/Clann Tadhg Ruaidh-na-Scairte) family of Scart (Durrus/Bantry), West Cork, later Cul-na-long, from AD including descendants of Father/Reverend Daniel McCarthy from Samuel Trant McCarthy, High SheriffSrugrena Abbey intermarried with O’Learys Incigeela, McCarthys Kilcoe, O’Donovans, O’Mahonys Dunbeacon.

Title [Bantry Bay. County Cork, Ireland] Created / Published [between ca. and ca. Subject Headings.

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Check this school's student progression to third level colleges or universities. Breakdown by third level institution shown. School inspection reports e: In Richard White later Lord Bantry paid for the building of a part of a new road from Durrus to Bantry. It replaced to road which commenced at Crottees went over the hill on a steep gradient and about a half mile to the north of the bog road and then going to Molloch and accessing the Bantry Cork road from that direction.

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Bantry, a vibrant and historic town with comprehensive financial and shopping facilities, lies just 1 mile to the south. Leisure and amenity pursuits abound in this area of West Cork. Golf is well catered for with courses at Bantry, Glengarriff and Skibbereen. Some of the finest sailing in these islands in on the doorstep with Bantry Bay Sailing.

5 Jun - A collection of information on Irish history, focusing on West Cork in particular. See more ideas about West cork, Ireland and History pins. Expands Upon Earlier Information The Master Volume in the Irish Families series is 'The Book of Irish Families, great & small'.

It covers thousands of families from all of Ireland. 'Families of Co. Cork' greatly expands upon the coverage given in that book and adds several hundred new families.

In this way both books compliment each other. The very best of luck to Bernard O’Donoghue who has been nominated for the T.S. Eliot poetry prize for his new collection of poems The Seasons of Cullen Church. “This collection of expert lyric poems movingly animates the characters of his childhood in County Cork; it confirm O’Donoghue’s place as one of the most approachable and agile voices in contemporary Irish and British.

The Irish of West Muskerry, Co. Cork [B O Cuiv] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cork, Bantry provides a wide variety of activities and events all year round. Bantry House & Gardens Bantry House was constructed in about on the south side of Bantry Bay.

The house has been open to tourism since and now offers bed and breakfast accommodation. The beautiful gardens contain seven terraces; the house is located on the. Michael J. Carroll is the author of A History of Bantry & Bantry Bay ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews), The Castles of County Limerick ( avg ra /5(4).

Bere Island Irish: Oiléan Béarra, meaning "bear island", although officially called An tOileán Mór meaning "the big island") is an island off the Beara Peninsula in County Cork is roughly 10 km x 3 km in dimension, with an area of km², and, as ofhad a population of between and nates: 51°38′N 9°53′W / °N .St John’s Church, Coolclogh, Co.

Cork Published in 18th–19th - Century History, 20th-century / Contemporary History, Catholic Emancipation, Features, Issue .BEARA PENINSULA, CO CORK Nominated by Siobhan O’Connor, who wrote: “The physical beauty is overwhelming. The people are unique. It is a gem we should treasure.