The use of seaweed in farming, rights to harvest seaweed attaching to land in townlands of Brahalish and Rossmoe, Durrus, West Cork, Rev. Caesar Otway 1822 on seaweed use Mount Gabriel/Dunbeacon.
Some farms in these townlands had the right to harvest seaweed from designated spots on the shore some markedn by rocks and given names. The same may also be the case for other townlands near the shore. This is in addition to turbidly rights (the entitlement to harvest turf) and commonage where it applied.
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Caesar Otway 1822 commenting on seaweed use near MountGabriel/Dunbeacon.
Glengariff, Sir Aubrey de Vere (1814-1902)
Fineen (Finín) O’Driscoll, The Rover, Robert Dwyer Joyce (1830-1883)
Cleena, landing of the Queen of the Fairies in South Munster at Glandore Harbour, West Cork, Tonn-Cleane by Ellen Young (1867-1956) Chair of Irish Myth and Lore at the University of California Berkeley, Godmother to the Dunites.
The sack of Baltimore, by Thomas Davis
Dirge of Murty Óg O’Sullivan Bere, composed in Irish by his nurse translated by Jeremiah Joseph Callnan, Murty killed John Puxley in turn he was betrayed by his servant Scully, killed, his body dragged by boat from Berehaven to Cork beheaded and his head lay for years on Cork Jail.
There is a similarity also in the judicial murder of Art O’Leary (Art Ó Laoighre) some year later. Both were of the old Gaelic Stock and held commissions in Continental Regiments and fell foul of the new class Puxley and Morris
1891, An unfortunate dispute between the local Scutch Mill owners as to the relative claims of Clonakilty, Dunmanway or Ballineen, West Cork to have a flax market was the means of preventing northern buyers attending the Southern markets and Flax growing in Ireland generally.
During World War 2 the Northern Buyers returned to West Cork.
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