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Sheeps Head Walk

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Time for a walk in the sun by the ocean. On a day like this one – a great place to visit. To the very end of the Sheeps Head Peninsula among the yellow gorse and purple heather. Following the path to the lighthouse. Home of the following clans: O’Mahony, McCarthy, O’Donovan, Harrington, Daly, Tobin, […]

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Generations

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Many generations in one photo

Generations! Have a look at this photo – in the foreground is a stone row that was erected around 1500BC. In the top right background is a castle that was built around the 1580s. Think of the generations that these two human-made structures saw over the centuries. The stone row – probably built for ritual […]

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Castledonovan of the O’Donovans

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Here we have the imposing ruins of Castledonovan in West Cork – once home of the mighty O’Donovans! Anyone have the surnames Donovan, Collins, O’Connell, McEniry, Kenneally, Flannery, Tracey, Clerkin or Ring? Would you like to add your Surname to our list? Just  – and we’ll let you know how to join in the fun. […]

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