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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

In 1868, the parish of Miscellaneous contained the following places:

"BAGGRA, a range of mountains, separating the baronies of Dahallow and Muskerry, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. They are 10 miles in length."

"BANTRY BARONY, one of the twenty baronies or subdivisions of the county of Cork, in the province of Munster, Ireland, situated in the south-western part of the county, on the confines of Kerry, and bounded on the N. by the county of Kerry, on the E. by the baronies of West Muskerry and East Carbery, on the S. by the barony of West Carbery, and on the W. by Bantry Bay, and the barony of Bear. It contains the town of Bantry, and parts of the parishes of Durrus and Kilmacomogue. The area of the barony is about 59,000 acres."

"BARRETTS BARONY, one of the 20 baronies or subdivisions of the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, situated in the centre of the county, and bounded on the N. by the barony of Orrery and Kilmore, on the E. by the barony of Barrymore, on the S. by the barony of Cork, and on the W. by the baronies of East and West Muskerry. It contains parts of the parishes of Donaghmore, Garryclone, Gornagh, Mourneabbey, and Whitechurch. The area of the barony is about 31,760 acres."

"BARRYMORE BARONY, one of the 20 baronies or subdivisions of the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, situated near the middle of the county, and bounded on the N. by the barony of Fermoy, on the E. by the barony of Kinnatalloon, on the S. by Cork harbour, and on the W. by the north liberties of Cork and the barony of Barretts. It contains the following parishes:- Ardnageehy, Ballycurrany, Ballydeloher, Ballyspillane, Caherlag, Carrigtohill, Clonmel, Coole, Gortroe, Inchinabacky, Killaspugmullane, Kilquane, Kilshannahan, Lisgoold, Little Island, Rathcormack, Templebodan, Templemacarriga, Templerobin and Templeusque, with parts of the parishes of Britway, Castlelyons, Clonmult, Dunbulloge, Dungourney, Garrannekmnefeake, Knockmourne, Middleton, Mogeesha, St. Michael's, and Whitechurch, and the towns of Rathcormack, and Cove. This barony gives the title of earl to the Barry family. It extends over an area of about 156,000 acres."

"BEAR BARONY, one of the 23 baronies or subdivisions of the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, situated in the S.W. part of the county, and bounded by the county of Kerry on the N., the barony of Ibane and Barryroe on the E., and Bantry Bay and the Atlantic Ocean on the S. and W. It contains the parishes of Kilcatern, Kilaconenagh, Kilnamanagh, and part of the parish of Kilcascan, with the town of Castletown. The barony comprises an area of about 90,000 acres, and was anciently the country of the O'Sullivans."

"BEEN, a headland on the E. side of Castlehaven Bay, county Cork, Ireland, near Skibbereen. Off it lie the rocks called the Stags of Castlehaven."

"CHAPEL ISLAND, one of the islands in Bantry Bay, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland"

"CLARE HILL, a mountain in the barony of Duhallow, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, forming the northern extremity of the range called Slieve Logher."

"CLAY-CASTLE, a rising ground on the W. of Youghall Harbour, county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. Clay obtained from this spot possesses the quality of petrifying."

"CLONAKILTY BAY, in the barony of Ibane and Barryroe, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. The entrance lies between the two promontories-Dunowen Head and Seven Hard. At the extremity is the harbour, navigable for small craft only. The depth of water in the bay ranges from 7 to 20 fathoms. Inchydoney Island lies in the centre."

"CONDONS AND CLANGIBBON, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster. Ireland. It is bounded by the county of Limerick on the N., by Tipperary and Waterford on the E., by the baronies of Kinnataloon and Barrymore on the S., and by the barony of Fermoy on the W. Its length is 15 miles, by a breadth of over 10 in some parts. It embraces an area of 78,481 acres, including the parishes of Brigown, Aghacross, Fermoy, Clondulane, Kilworth, Kilphelan, Marshalstown, Macroney, and Templemolaga, with parts of the parishes of Derryvillane, Castlelyons, Farahy, Dunmahon, Leitrim, Kilcrumper, Glanworth, Kilgullane, Kildorrery, Knockmourne, Mecollop with Lismore, and Litter. The northern, eastern, and southern borders are sheltered by the Galtee, Kilworth, and Nagles mountains. The Blackwater washes the southern frontier. The soil is good, on a limestone bottom. This barony was formerly a portion of the ancient Fermoy, or Feramuighfene. The Condons district passed into the possession of the English family of that name, otherwise called Cauntons. The Clangibbon portion, anciently called Ive-le-bane belonged to the Fitzgibbons and to Fitzgerald, the White Knight."

"CORK, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, situated in the S.E. part of the county, and till lately forming, with the city of Cork, a county of itself. It contains the parishes of Curraghippane, Kilcully, Rathcooney, and parts of Carrigaline, Carrigrohane, Dunbulloge, Iniskenny, Killanully, Kilnaglory, St. Anne Shandon, St. Mary Shandon, St. Catherine, St. Finbarr, St. Michael, St. Nicholas, and Whitechurch, comprising above 45,300 acres."

"CORRAN, a mountain in the county of Cork, Ireland, rising to the height of 1,345 feet. There are two other places of this name-one in Cork and the other in merry."

"COURCEYS, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is 6 miles in length, the same in breadth, and has an area of 8,951 acres. It contains parts of the parishes of Ringrone, Kilroan, and Templetrine. Part of the barony stretches into the sea, forming a peninsula, at the point of which is Old Kinsale Head."

"CROOKHAVEN, a bay and village in the barony of West Carbery, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, It runs inland about 2 miles, and its measurement across is nearly the same; its average depth is 20 fathoms. It affords good anchorage and refuge in foul weather; and there is a small village of the same name near its head."

"CUSHKINNY, a bay in the barony of Barrymore, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It indents the S. coast of Great Island. On its W. side is a battery, near which are barracks."

"DALLUA RIVULET, in the barony of Duhallow, county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is about 15 miles in length, and falls into the river Allow, near Kanturk."

"DESMOND, (or South Munster), the ancient denomination of a district, including the counties of Kerry and Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It gave the title of earl to Maurice Fitzgerald; the title was also conferred upon Sir James Preston, temp. James I., and the Hon. George Fielding in 1628.

"DOUSE, one of the Sheehy mountains, standing between Muskerry and Carbery, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland."

"DROMINAGH, extensive coal-fields in the barony of Duhallow, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, near the Dromagh mining district."

"DUHALLOW, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It lies on the northern borders of the county, and is bounded by the county of Limerick on the N., by the barony of Orrery and Kilmore on the E., by the barony of Muskerry on the S., and by the county of Kerry on the W. It contains the parishes of Castlemagner, Cullen, Kilcorcoran, Kilmeen, Clonfert, Roskeen, Drumtariff, Clonmeen, Kilbrin, Kilroe, Kilshanie, Subulter, and Knocktemple, part of the parishes of Ballyclough, Churchtown, Mallow, Noughaval-Daly, Drishane, and Tullylease, comprising 232,329 acres. The towns and principal villages are: Newmarket, Kanturk, Gneeves, Cecilstown, Freemount, Boherboy, Dernagree, Dromagh, and Lallyscross. The rivers Blackwater and the Allna (of Spenser) traverse the northern district, which is hilly and wild, abounding in coal and other minerals. The Boggra mountains are the principal summits."

"DUNMANUS BAY, in the barony of W. Carbery, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is 4 miles wide at the entrance, which lies between Sheepshead and Three-castle points. It penetrates about 16 miles inland, and has a depth ranging between 5 and 35 fathoms. There are one or two islands, four shoals, and several rocks. The Four-mile-water empties itself at the head of the bay. It affords good anchorage, but is little frequented, Bantry Bay being so near. Rosmore Castle stands at its head, and Dunmanus Castle, built by the Mahonies, and Dunbeacon Castle, are seen on the shores of the bay. There is a coastguard station near Dunmanus Point."

"DUNWOODY-BAY, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, 6 miles S.E. of Clonakilty. It is situated near Seven Heads and the ruins of Dunwoody Castle."

"EAST CARBERY BARONY, one of the 23 baronies or subdivisions of the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, situated in the southern part of the county, and bounded on the N. by the barony of West Muskerry, on the E. by the barony of Kinalmeaky, on the S. by St. George's Channel, and on the W. by the barony of West Carbery. It is separated into two parts. The eastern part of the barony contains the parishes of Ballymoney, Kilbrittain, Kilmaloda, Kilnagross, Rathclarin, and Templeregan, with parts of the parishes of Ballinadee, Ballymodan, Brinny, Desert, Desertserges, Innishannon, Island Kilgarriff, Ringrone, Templequinlan, Templetrine, and Timoleague. The western part contains the parishes of Fanlcbbus, Kilfaughnabeg, and Kinneigh, with parts of those of Castleventry, Drinagh, Inchigeelagh, Kilkerranmore, Kilmacabea, Kilmichael, Kilmocomoge, Murragh, Rathbarry, and Rosscarbery. The entire barony extends over an area of about 173,000 acres.

"EAST MUSKERRY, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is bounded by Duhallow, Barretts, Barrymore, Cork, Kinnalmeaky, and West Muskerry. Its area is 122,875 acres, and it contains the parishes of Aghabulloge, Aghinagh, Aglish, Athnowen, Cannaway, Carrigrohanebeg, Corbally, Desertmore, Inishcarra, Kilbonane, Magourney, Matehy, Moviddy, and parts of Ballinaboy, Carrigrohane, Donaghmore, Dunderrow, Garrycloyne, Grenagh, Inishkenny, Kilmurry, Kilnaglory, Knockavilly, St. Finbars, and St. Nicholas.

"FERMOY, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is bounded by the county of Limerick on the N., by the barony of Condons and Clongibbons on the E., by Barrymore on the S., and by Orrery and Kilmore on the W. Its area is 121,562 acres. Part of the Nagles mountains rise on the S., and the Castle Oliver mountains on the N. The soil is fertile. It contains the parishes of Ardskeagh, Ballyhooly, Ballydeloughy, Bridgetown, Carrigdownane, Carrigleamleary, Caherduggan, Clenor, Castletownroche, Doneraile, Killathy, Killeenemer, Kilcummer, Monanimy, Rahan, St. Nathlash, Templeroan, Wallstown, and parts of Ballyhay, Dunmahon, Derryvillane, Farahy, Glanworth, Imphrick, Kilderrery, Kilcrumper, Kilgullane, Kilquane, Litter, Mourneabbey, and Mallow. This barony, with a large portion of the surrounding baronies, was the ancient territory of the O'Kiefs, and was called Tearmuigh, or Feramuigh fene. It afterwards became the Roches' and Condons' country."

"FLESK, a small river of Ireland, rising between the counties of Cork and Kerry. After a course of about 20 miles it falls into the lower Lake of Killarney, giving name to a castle situated near its mouth."

"FOATY, an island in the barony of Barrymore, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It stands at the head of Cork Harbour, 7 miles E. of Cork. It has an area of 750 acres, which is nearly all occupied by the Foaty demesne."

"FUNCHEON, a rivulet rising in three headstreams on the boundaries of the counties of Cork, Limerick, and Tipperary, Ireland. The waters unite near Mitchellstown, and after a course of about 27 miles join the Blackwater 2½ miles below Fermoy. The stream is frequented by salmon and trout."

"GABRIEL'S MOUNT, a mountain in the barony of West Carbery, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, 4 miles W. of Ballydehab. It occupies a considerable part of a peninsula stretching between Roaringwater Bay and Dunmanus Bay. Its height is 1,339 feet. On its summit lies a small lake of great depth, and at its foot the village of Skull."

"GANISH ISLET, a small island in Glengariff Harbour, county Cork. It is situated to the N. of Bantry Bay."

"GARINISH, a headland, coastguard and fishing station, in Cuolach, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, 1 mile N.E. of Dursey Island."

"GASKINANE SOUND, the channel between Cape Clear, county Cork, Ireland, and the Sherkin Islands. It has 12 to 26 fathoms water, and two rocks in the midst."

"GOUGANE BARRA, a lough in the S.W. corner of the district of Muskerry, county Cork, Ireland, situated amongst the mountains near the source of the river Lee. It contains St. Finbar's Island and hermitage, and is said to have been the residence of the saint before he founded the cathedral at Cork."

"GREAT ISLAND, the principal island in Cork Harbour, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It lies between Foaty Island and the river Lee. It is 5 miles long by 3 wide. The surface is very fertile. On the S. stands Queenstown, around which are numerous handsome residences and villas. It was anciently called Ard-Neimheidth. A battle took place here in 1329, when Lord Hodnet surrendered the island to the Barrys."

"HARE ISLANDS, several small islands of this name in Ireland, one in Roaringwater Bay, county Cork, another in Lough Ree, county Westmeath, and a third in the harbour of Galway, county Galway."

"HAULBOWLINE, an island near Cork Harbour, county Cork, Ireland, near Queenstown. It is a naval and ordnance depot. There is also a rock of this name at the entrance of Carlingford Bay, county Down, Ireland. It has a fixed light on it 111 feet above the sea, and visible for 15 miles."

"HORSE ISLAND, an islet lying in Roaring-water Bay, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, 1¼ mile W.N.W. of Ringcove. It contains a valuable copper mine belonging to Lord Audley."

"HORSE ISLAND, an islet situated at the entrance to Castlehaven Harbour, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. Has a tower which serves as a landmark for vessels."

"HOW-STRAND, the site of a fishing and coastguard station, in the barony of Courceys, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland."

"IBANE AND BARRYROE, a barony in county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is bounded inland by Carbery on the E., and by the sea on the S.W. The length of the united barony is 10 miles, and its greatest breadth over 7. Ibane and Barryroe are geographically dissevered by Clonakilty Bay, Ross harbour, and Courtmacsherry Bay. The barony contains the parishes of Abbeymahon, Donaghmore, Kilsillagh, and parts of Castleventry, Kilgarriffe, Kilkeran, Rathbarry, Kilmeen, Rosscarbery, and Timoleague, with the towns of Timoleague and Courtmacsherry. The Barryroe district was anciently the territory of the O'Cowigs, under the princes of Carbery, who ruled in the Ibane district. Ibane came to the Barrymores from Lord Arundel.

"IMOKILLY, a barony in county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is 17 miles long, and its greatest breadth is 11 miles. It is environed by Kinataloon on the N., by Youghall harbour on the E., by the Atlantic on the S., and by Cork harbour on the W. This barony contains the parishes of Aghada, Ardagh, Ballintemple, Corkbeg, Inch, Rostellan, Titeskin, Trabolgan, Ballyoughtera, Bohillane, Clonpriest, Cloyne, Garryvoe, Mogealy, Ightermurragh, Kilcredan, Killeagh, Kilmahon, St. Mary of Youghal, and parts of Clonmult, Dungourney, Garranekinneflake, Middleton, and Mogeesha. It also contains the towns of Cloyne, Castlemartyr, Middleton, and Youghal."

"INCHYDONEY, an island in Clonakilty Bay, county Cork, Ireland."

"INISHDRISCOL, an islet in Roaringwater Bay, county Cork, Ireland."

"INISHFARNARD, an islet in Coolagh Bay, county Cork, Ireland."

"KENMARE, a large bay or estuary belonging to counties Cork and Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland."

"KERRYCURRIHY, a barony in county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is bounded on the N. and E. by Cork harbour, on the S. by the Atlantic, and on the W. by the baronies of Kinsale and Kinnalea. It is 12 miles long by 6 broad. The surface is varied and picturesque. It contains the parishes of Barnahely, Kilmoney, Liscleary, Marmullane, Templebreedy, Monkstown, and parts of Ballinaboy, Killanully, Carrigaline, Kilpatrick; likewise the towns and villages of Passage, Ballinassig, Loughbeg, Maulbaun, and Crosshaven."

"KILN, a rivulet of the county Cork, Ireland. It falls into the river Lee at Cork."

"KINALEA, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. Its boundaries are Kerrycurrihy on the N., Kinsale and Kinalmeaky on the W., and the Atlantic on the E. and S. It is 13 miles long by 7 broad. It contains the parishes of Ballyfeard, Ballyfoyle, Cullen, Kilmonoge, Kinure, Leighmoney, Nohaval, Templemichael, and Tracton, and parts of those of Ballinaboy, Ballymartle, Brinny, Carrigaline, Danderrow, Inishannon, Kilpatrick, Knockavilly, and Ringcurran, with the towns and villages of Belgoly, Minane, and Tracton."

"KINALMEAKY, a barony in county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. Its boundaries are East Muskerry on the N., Kinalea on the E., and East Carbery on the S. and W. It contains the parishes of Kilbrogan, Killowen, and Templemartin, and parts of those of Ballymodan, Brinny, Desertserges, and Murragh, with part of the town of Bandon."

"KINNATALLOON, a barony in county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. Its boundaries are Condons on the N., county Waterford on the E., Imokilly and Barrymore on the S., and Barrymore on the W. It is 6 miles in length, and the same in breadth. It contains the parishes of Aherne, Ballinoe, and Mogeely, and part of those of Britway, Clonmult, and Knockmourne."

"KINSALE, a barony in county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It lies exposed to the Atlantic on the S., and is otherwise bounded by Kinnalea, Courceys, and East Carbery. It contains the parishes of Clontead, Kinsale, Tisaxon, and parts of Ballymartle, Dunderrow, Kilroan, Ringcurran, and Ringrone, with the town of Kinsale."

"KNOCKADOON, a headland in Youghal Bay, county Cork, Ireland. It is a coastguard station."

"LEE, a river, the ancient Luvius, rises in Gougane Barra Lake, in county Cork, Ireland, and after a course of 50 miles, in which it passes through Lough Allua, falls into Cork Harbour, near Queenstown."

"LONG ISLAND, on the coast of county Cork, Ireland, 3 miles S.W. of Skull. It is separated from the main land by Long Island Sound, which affords good anchorage. The island is about 3 miles in length, by ½ mile broad, and is a coastguard station."

"LOOS ROCK, a reef visible at low water on the E. side of Baltimore Harbour, county Cork, Ireland."

"MANNIN, an islet off the coast of county Cork, Ireland, opposite Kilcoe Castle."

"MIALAGH, (or Beal), a small river of county Cork, Ireland, rises under Owen's Hill, and after forming the cataract of Dunamarc falls into Bantry Bay.

"MISKIRK, a short range of mountains between Bantry and Kenmare bays, county Cork, Ireland. They are situated in the S.W. part of the county, and attain an altitude of 1272 feet above the sea."

"MITCHELSTOWN CAVES, a series of stalactite caves, extending between the counties Cork and Limerick, province of Munster, Ireland, 6 miles E.N.E. of Mitchelstown. They occur near the Galtee and Knockmealdown mountains, on the Cahir road. The most notable objects are the Drum, Pyramid, Garret Cave, and Kingston Gallery."

"MIZEN HEAD, on the coast county of Cork, Ireland, near Sheep Head, it is supposed to be the Notium Promonterium of Ptolemy."

"MUCKRUSS TREAD, a promontory on the S. coast of county Cork, Ireland, 3 miles S. by E. of Clonakilty."

"NAGLES, a range of mountains in the county of Cork, Ireland, 7 miles W. of Fermoy. They attain an elevation of nearly 1,400 feet."

"ORRERY AND KILMORE, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. It is bounded by the baronies of Fermoy and Duhallow, and by county Limerick. It contains the parishes of Aglishdrinagh, Bregoge, Buttevant, Cooliney, Dromdowney, Kilbroney, Kilrogan, Kilmaclenine, Lackeen, Liscarroll, Rathgoggan, Shandrum, and parts of Ballyclough, Ballyhay, Churchtown, Corcomohide, Hackmys, Imprick, Kilbolane, and Tullylease."

"OUVANE, a small river of the county of Cork, Ireland, rises in the Sheehy mountains, and after a course of 11 miles falls into Bantry Bay."

"OWEN, a mountain of the Sheehy range, in the south-western division of county Cork, Ireland. It attains an altitude of 1,760 feet, and gives rise to the river Bandon."

"OWENDALE, a tributary of the river Allua, the "strong Allo" of Spenser, which joins the Blackwater near Kanturk, in county Cork."

"QUINCE, (or Squince), an islet on the coast of county Cork, Ireland, 5 miles W. of Roscarbery. It is situated outside Glandore Bay, opposite Filneshawk Head.

"RAGGED ISLAND, an islet on the coast of the county of Cork, Ireland, 5 miles W. of Roscarberry. It is situated near the entrance to Glandore harbour, nearly opposite Filneshawk Head, and is surrounded by dangerous reefs."

"REANIES POINT, a promontory on the coast of Cork, Ireland, 3 miles E. of Nohaval, and 8 E. of Kinsale. Off this point the Killarney steamer was wrecked."

"REENASKIDDY, a headland in Cork Harbour, county Cork, Ireland, opposite Skiddy Island."

"RINGABELLA, a creek on the W. side of Cork Harbour, county Cork, Ireland, opposite Roche Tower."

"RINGAROGIE, an islet in Roaring Water Bay, county Cork, Ireland, 6 miles S.W. of Skibbereen."

"ROANCARRICK, an islet in Bantry Bay, county Cork, Ireland. It lies on the E. side of Bearhaven, and has a lighthouse, erected in 1847, nearly 60 feet above low water."

"ROARINGWATER, a bay on the coast of county Cork, Ireland. It lies between Cape Clear and Mizen Head, and contains several small islands."

"ROCKY ISLAND, an islet in Cork Harbour, county Cork, Ireland, 6 miles S. of Cove. It is a limestone rock 42 feet above high-water mark, and is used as a powder magazine."

"SCHEMES, several islets in Roaring Water Bay, county Cork, Ireland, 3 miles N.W. of Baltimore."

"SEVEN-HEADS, a cape on the coast of Cork, Ireland, between Courtmacsherry and Clonakilty Bays."

"SHEHY, a ridge of mountains in the western division of county Cork, Ireland. They are situated near the river Lee, and attain an elevation of near 1,800 feet above sea-level."

"SPIKE, an islet in Cork harbour, county Cork, Ireland, 1 mile S. of Queenstown. It is occupied by a battery and barracks, and was made a convict depot in 1847."

"STAGS, the several groups of rocks on the coast of Ireland, as the Stags of Cork, on the side of Cork Harbour; the Stags of Arran, off the W. coast of county Donegal; the Stags of Broadhaven, off the coast of county Mayo, near Benwell Head; and the Stags of Castlehaven, off the coast of county Cork, near Toe Head."

"SULLANE, a stream of county Cork, Ireland, rises under the Derrynasaggart mountains, and joins the river Lee."

"THE GALTEES, a mountain range of the counties Tipperary, Cork, and Limerick, province of Munster, Ireland. It commences near Cahir in the Suir valley, and taking a S.S.W. direction, extends 20 miles, terminating at Mount Seefin, near Charleville. The Slievenamuck hills and the Golden Vale are on the N. of the chain, the Knockmeledon mountains and Clogheen are on the S., and the beautiful glen of Aherlow lies in the midst. Many of the peaks attain an altitude of 1,000 feet; the highest is Galteemore, 3,008 feet, which has a cromlech on its summit, and a lake on its side said to be unfathomable. The Galtees abound in every variety of charming scenery.

"THE GIANT'S STAIRS, a series of graduated rocks in the barony of Kerricurrihy, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, on the W. bank of the river Lee, between Passage and Monkstown.

"TOORIG, a stream of county Cork, Ireland, falling into Youghal Bay."

"USE, a mountainous ridge, county Cork, Ireland, attains an elevation of 1,329 feet above sea-level, and gives rise to the river Allo."

"WEST CARBERY BARONY, one of the 23 baronies or subdivisions of the county of Cork, in the province of Munster, Ireland, situated in the south-western part of the county, and bounded on the N. by the barony of Bantry, on the E. by the barony of East Carbery, on the S. by St. George's Channel, and on the N.W. by Bantry Bay. It is in two parts. The eastern part of the barony contains the parishes of Abbeystrowry, Aghadown, Castlehaven, Clear Island, Creagh, Dromdaleague, Myross, and Tullagh, with parts of the parishes of Caheragh, Drinagle, and Kilmacabea. The western part contains the parishes of Kilcoe, Kilcrohane, Kilmoe, and Skull, with parts of those of Caheragh, Durrus, and Kilmoeomoge. The entire barony, which gives the title of baron to the family of Evans of Castle Freke, extends over an area of about 187,200 acres.

"WEST MUSKERRY, a barony in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland. Its boundaries are Duhallow, East Muskerry, Kinnalmeaky, East Carbery, Bantry, and county Kerry. Its area is 188,487 acres, and it contains the parishes of Ballyvourney, Clondrohid, Dunisky, Kilcorney, Kilnamartery, Macloneigh, Macroom, and parts of Ballinadee, Drishane, Inchigeelagh, Kilmichael, and Kilmurry. The Deanes of Springfield take title of baron from this barony.

"WHIDDY ISLAND, an islet and coastguard station in Bantry Bay, county Cork, Ireland, 3 miles N.W. of Bantry. It is 2½ miles long by 1 mile broad, and is fertile and well cultivated. There are ruins of a church and of the castle of the O'Sullivans, dismantled by Ireton in the civil war of Charles I."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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