O’Callaghan of Clonmeen, County Cork

O’Callaghan of Clonmeen, County Cork

The O’Callaghan family were traditionally headquartered in castles at Clonmeen and Dromaneen, as well as many smaller strongholds. After the 1641 Rising, they lost much of their power and lands. In the 18th century, Cornelius O’Callaghan usefully converted to the...
O’Callaghan of Banteer House, Clonmeen, County Cork

O’Callaghan of Banteer House, Clonmeen, County Cork

See also: O’Callaghan of Bannagh House, Kanturk O’Callaghan of Clonmeen and Duhallow Notes on Kanturk Notes on Banteer   Banteer House is located in Clonmeen, some 5km north of Kanturk, Co. Cork. The two-storey house was built in the late 18th century, possibly for...
Notes on Kanturk, County Cork

Notes on Kanturk, County Cork

Trixie Friganza (1870-1955)   The vaudeville and early movie actress Trixie Friganza (1870-1955) was born Delia O’Callaghan. Her father Cornelius O’Callaghan was a schoolteacher from Kiskeam, near Kanturk, while her mother wasMargaret Friganza. Born in Grenola,...
Arthur Thomas Bruen (1873-1957)

Arthur Thomas Bruen (1873-1957)

Arthur Thomas Bruen, a younger brother of Lady Rathdonnell, was agent at Lisnavagh and served with the Royal Army Service Corps in the war. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929)

Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929)

Between 1916 and 1929, Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929) was the agent at Lisnavagh and lived in Germaines. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...