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Historic Trivia

“Such,” says Croften Croker, in his “Researches in the South of Ireland,” is the history of the once powerful Mac Cartys of Muskerry; that of the other branches of the same family, as well as of most Irish clans, closely … Continue reading

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Dr Fell

The last MacCarthy earl, Donogh, was educated at Oxford University by Doctor Fell, remembered today in the rhyme: I do not like thee Dr. Fell, the reason why I cannot tell, But this I know, and know full well, I … Continue reading

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The Druids

The ancient race of Milesians came to Ireland over 3000 years ago. Their priests, known as Druids, gradually incorporated the pagan religion of the country into their own. The stone monuments in Rock Close, if Druidic in origin, would point … Continue reading

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