Places in our parish (part 2)

This month’s blog post has images of other places of interest in Aghabullogue parish, and brief explanations. Enjoy!

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CARRIGNAMUCK TOWER HOUSE

Former residence of the MacCarthys, Lords of Muskerry and built c. 1500

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POULANASSIG WATERFALL, AGHAVRIN

Known as ‘Mullinhassig Waterfall’ and located in Mullinhassig Wood

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COACHFORD GREENWAY, NADRID

Opened in 2014 and achieved national trail status within four years

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PEAKE VILLAGE, PEAKE

Much has changed since earlier years, but the railway station still exists

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STONE CIRCLE, OUGHTIHERY, RYLANE

Many prehistoric monuments can be found in this area

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‘CÁIPÍN OLAN’, COOLINEAGH, AGHABULLOGUE

Ogham stone said to mark St Olan’s grave

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LAURA CROSS GRAVE, MAGOURNEY GRAVEYARD, COACHFORD

Wife of Dr Philip Cross (infamous ‘Coachford poisoning case’ 1887-88)

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‘CROOKE’S CASTLE’, AGHAVRIN

Ornamental tower built by Thomas Epinetus Crooke c. 1830s

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DRIPSEY BRIDGE, DRIPSEY

Meeting point of Aghabullogue & Inniscarra parishes

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1890 HURLING MEMORIAL, AGHABULLOGUE

Aghabullogue, first Cork All-Ireland Hurling Champions, 1890