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Transcript of a Diary, 1846-1912

by Timothy O'Flaherty
(National Teacher at Maharees National School in Fahamore*)

This journal was kept by Timothy O'Flaherty, Castlegregory, County Kerry, Ireland. It also contains additional entries, 1909-1915, made by his son. The journal was donated to the Family History Library by Peter Lenahan, 25 Sylvan ave., Tuckahoe, NY. It was microfilmed 26 July, 1990, and labeled XLIB8P-102 1559408 #146 - Catalogued: British 921.415, No. 5

Also check the index of this diary, organized by name.

Thanks to Brendan Lynch for transcribing and contributing this data to the Kerry site.

Diary

April 12, 1909. - My father Timothy O'Flaherty who kept this book and entered events with dates up to then died.

March 17, 1846. - John Maurice Fitzgerald of Ballyduff murdered by one Cournane, a servant of his.

Nov. 1846. - Ship "Hebe" bound for Limerick with a general cargo wrecked at Leary's Island. Crew saved by climbing ashore on a rope.

Dec. 24, 1847. - Sloop "Industry" with a cargo of flour and meal for Tralee came ashore at Scarth, Kilshannig. Tom Scanlon and Maurice McElligott went to America to evade giving information.

Nov. 18, 1850. - "Errichata" (?) of Naples wrecked at the West side of Kilshannig, a little North of the church. One of the sailors drowned and buried outside west gable of the church. Captain's name Massarina (?) Ruggers (?).

August 24, 1857. -
"Lexington Kennebund" (?) a large American barque loaded with oak staves and cotton wool wrecked beneath Killiney on Brandon Strand. Captain's name - Dickman. Hull afterwards sold to a Liverpool merchant named McCarthy, towed out by a steam tug, but the ship on her way to Liverpool snapped the cable by which the steamer towed her overturned (??) and went down with two men from Fenit who were aboard.

Patrick Hussey of Castlegregory killed by a bale of cotton that fell from the ship.

Dec 24, 1857 - French schooner "Vigilante" wrecked about the same place as the Lexington - on Brandon Strand. Afterwards sold to Mr. Graham (?) Tralee.

Dec 25, 1859 - John, son of Robin O'Donnell of Cutteen drowned a Carrlogha beach bringing a drifting deal ashore.

Feb 2, 1861. - Self married Hanora Deen, daughter of John Deen of Fahamore. Michael Shea of Fahamore married Mary Daly of Clooseguire on same day.

March 25, 1861 - Thomas, brother of John Deen died suddenly.

Nov 19, 1861. - My first child, John O'Flaherty born, lived only four days.

Feb 20, 1862. - John Goodwin and wife Mary Deen with three children left for Australia.

July 2, 1862 - My father, Morgan Flaherty died at Castlegregory aged 74 years.

Sept 24, 1862. - Ellen Lynch, wife of John Hugh O'Flaherty and daughter of John Lynch of Castlegregory died.

Nov 1, 1862. - John Flaherty, above referred to, left for Australia.

January 13, 1863. - My daughter, Ellen O'Flaherty, born.

Feb 7, 1863. - John O'Donnell of Dingle, husband of Mary John Lynch of Castlegregory, died of consumption.

March 17, 1864 (?). - John Murphy of Tullaree and Patrick Shea, Warren both drowned at Aughacasla strand.

April 27, 1863 (?). - My brother, Daniel O'Flaherty left for America.

October 24, 1865 (?). - My grandmother Margaret Fitzgerald (alias O'Flaherty) died.

March 19, 1864. - My aunt Margaret (Peg) O'Flaherty mother of Charles Daly died.

April 16, 1864. - Mary Harrington (Mrs Hussey of Garrywiliam), left for America.

April 23, 1864. - Cappaclough races.

Nov 4, 1864. - Kate Sullivan, mother of Owen Courtney of Stradbally died.

1864. - Fever raging throughout the country this year.

Mar 31, 1865. - Maurice Harrington, husband of Norry Hennessy left for America.

April 15, 1865 - Ned Scanlon, father of John and Jerry (?) Scanlon of Maherabeg, died.

April 18, 1865 - Mrs John Gallivan (Nell Flynn) of Castlegregory died.

April 21, 1865 - My son Thomas O'Flaherty, born.

May 18, 1865 - Miss Bridget Fitzgerald of Ballyduff died.

May 21, 1865 - Mrs Michael Shea of Fahamore (Mary Daly) died.

July 11, 1865 - John Hugh O'Flaherty (Shawn Eigh = Aodh ?) of Castlegregory died.

June 1, 1866 - Parson Brunskill, rector of Killiney died.

June 26, 1866 - Mrs Timothy Flaherty (Kate Corkery) of Drum died.

July 28, 1866 - Catherine McCarthy of Loughbeg married Michael Griffin, chief boatman of coastguards.

Oct 27, 1866 - Michael Connor Drum killed by a fall from his horse.

Nov 8, 1866 - Mrs John Kenny of Cutteen died.

March 13, 1867 - Paddy Connor (tailor) Candeeha died.

April 8, 1867 - Morgan O'Flaherty, my son, born.

April 18, 1867 - Michael Moynihan of Candiha died.

May 26, 1867 - John Cournane (Jack) of Cutteen died.

June 4 (?), 1867 - Terence O'Donnell of Annascaul died.

June 11, 1867 - Ellen O'Donnell of Glenagalt, sister of the above Terence O'Donnell, died.

June 28, 1867 - James Cournane of Cutteen died.

October 14, 1867 - Brother Thomas O'Flaherty died, aged 35 years.

Nov 28, 1867 - Mrs John Egan (Ellen Fitzgerald) of Tullig, died.

Dec 4, 1867 - Michael Murphy of Ballyguin and Mr. Morrison chief boatman of coastguards killed at Connor Hill by the upsetting of their cart.

January 24, 1868 - Lord Ventry buried; died Jan 21

March 3, 1868 - Thomas and Bridget Deen left for Australia.

March 13, 1868 - Bridget James (?) Spillane of Fahamore died.

March 27, 1868 - Thomas Maurice Spillane died after his return from America.

1868 - Mrs John Flaherty, uncle John's wife of Drum died.

Dec 20, 1868 - Tom Kenny of Candeeha died.

Feb 28, 1869 - Great storm and high tide on preceding night. Garrywilliam passage cut away. Several heavy losses sustained in other parts from the effects of floods and tides.

March 17, 1869 - Uncle John of Drum died aged 86 years.

March 24, 1869 - Mary William Bowler of Fahamore died.

March 28, 1869 - My son, Daniel O'Flaherty born.

April 5, 1869 - Martin Kelliher of Garrywilliam left for America.

May 6, 1869 - Porpoises to the number of 108 killed on the shore of Brandon Bay.

June 27, 1869 - Johanna O'Donnell of Glenteenassig (Mrs John McCarthy of Fenit) died.

July 7, 1869 - Mrs McCarthy (Jude Reidy) mother in law of Ned Connor died.

July 7, 1869 - Sailor suffering from periodical fits of insanity, and who gave no other name than that of Nicholas visited Maharees and remained there approximately 11-12 months.

Dec 19, 1869 - John Moriarty, Shawn Bawn, of Garrywilliam died.

Jan 29, 1870 - Catherine O'Donnell, daughter of Robin O'Donnell, of Cutteen died of consumption.

Feb 2, 1870 - Ship "Martha" of New Brunswick laden with fish and oil wrecked at Corrlougha. Captain's name - James (?) Downey.

March 10, 1870 - Thomas Sylvey Egan of Castlegregory died.

March 10, 1870 - Patrick Donahue, son of William Donohue of Fahamore died.

May 16, 1870 - Michael Fitzgerald, father of James Fitzgerald of Garrywilliam died.

May 24, 1870 - Robin O'Donnell of Cutteen died.

June 18, 1970 - Timothy Spillane of Fahamore, husband of Mary Cournane died.

July 29, 1870 - John Myles Daly of Clooseguire died.

Sept 6, 1870 - Brig, "Alpine Crag", sank at Leary's Island. All hands saved.

Sept 7, 1870 - Thomas McCarthy of Loughbeg died.

Dec 11, 1870 - Susanna Swindell of Tullaree, Mrs Malachi, drowned at Tullaree strand.

Feb 18, 1871 - Thomas Cournane of Cutteen married Bridget Murphy of Fahamore. On same day James Murphy, brother of Bridget married Catherine Cournane, sister of Thomas Cournane above mentioned.

Feb 25, 1871 - My son, John O'Flaherty born. Godfather -James O'Connor, Castlegregory, Godmother - Mary O'Connor wife of above.

March 4, 1871 - John Flaherty of Duagh, son in law of Dick Moore of Castlegrgory died.

March 9, 1871 - Ellen Moore, daughter of above Dick and wife of Dan Cournane of Kail, died.

March 15, 1971- Sloop, Eliza of Limerick with a cargo of potatoes from Ennis for Berehaven wrecked at Fermoyle Strand. Crew consisting of three hands drowned, but their bodies were recovered the following day.

June 19, 1871 - Michael Brosnahan father of T. Brosnahan of Castlegregory died.

Sept 21, 1871 - Mrs Daniel Shea (Mary Rohan) of Tralee died.

Nov 23, 1871 - Mrs Michael Egan (Mary Fitz) of Castlegregory died.

Nov 27, 1871 - Thomas Spillane, father of Maurice and James Spillane of Castlegregory died.

May 9, 1972 - Mary Maurice Spillane of Fahamore died.

May 19, 1872 - My mother, Johanna Flaherty (Fitzgerald) died.

July 15, 1872 - Mrs O'Kane mother of Father O'Kane of Loughbeg died at a very old age.

March 23, 1873 - Greek vessel "Maria" laden with Indian corn grounded at Mucklaghbeg and became a wreck.

July 6, 1873 - John Ryle, son of Widow Ryle of Kilshannig died.

October 6, 1873 - Denis Rohan (??) of Fahamore died.

October 24, 1873 - Mrs Charles Daly of Clooseguire died.

June 5, 1874 - Rev. J. O'Kane PP Castlegregory died. Appointed PP Castlegregory on the death of Rev. Thomas Healy in July 1846. Father Healy became PP of Castlegregory in the year 1829, having been preceded by the Revd. Maurice Moriarty (Black Priest).

October 22, 1874 - Julia Finn, Mrs Thomas Fitzgerald of Martramane and sister of Dr. Finn died.

October 24, 1874 - Mrs Daniel Shea (Margaret Lynch) of Fahamore, died.

December 5, 1874 - Ship "Highland Maid" with a cargo of oil, wrecked beneath Stradbally on the shores of Brandon Bay.

March 17, 1875 - Maurice Browne of Kilshannig died.

March 28, 1875 - Mrs Patrick Rohan (Catherine Frank Fitzgerald), of Goulane died.

March 29, 1875 - Michael Ash of Kilshannig died.

April 22, 1875 - Got married to Ellen Lynch of Gurrane in the parish church of (Bally) Ferriter. Celebrant Father Egan.

June 23, 1875 - Michael Tom Kenny of Kilshannig, died.

November 12, 1875 - Michael Lynch of Gurrane died.

February 17, 1876 - Patrick Hennessy, who for years acted as herdsman for the tenants of Fahamore and caretaker of wrecks for Mr. Hickson, died.

February 29, 1876 - Patrick, son of John Deen of Fahamore, left for Australia.

November 4, 1878 - Robert Conway Hickson Esq., of Fermoyle died.

November 18, 1878 - Maurice W. Fitzgerald of Garrywilliam died.

February 25, 1879 - Mrs Patrick Moriarty (Mary Kenny) of Garrywilliam drowned in a pool of water at Cean Carrriga.
J. Deen got married.

June 26, 1879 - Patrick Murphy of Stradbally died.

June 29, 1879 - Mrs. John Farrell (Johanna Mulchinock) of Castlegregory died.

July 11, 1879 - Daniel McCarthy (Donal Dan) of Loughbeg, died.

Sept 28, 1879 - Patterson O'Hara Hickson Esq. Of Fermoyle died, son of R.C. Hickson.

October 25, 1879 - Lady Ventry of Burnham died.

October 25, 1879 - Timothy O'Flaherty, my son, born. Baptised by Rev. J. Irwin (?) PP, Castlegregory. Godfather - James Spillane, Fahamore. Godmother - Ellen Spillane (Dean) do.

November 15, 1879 - Mary Ryle, Mrs. Michael Hartney of Kilshannig died.

January 7, 1880 - Mrs John Cournane (Mary Harrington) Maura Jack, died.

April 1, 1880 - James Murphy of Fahamore died,

September 29, 1880 - John Moriarty (Shawn Real) of Candeeha died.

March 11, 1881 - Patrick Commane of Castlegregory, formerly priest's clerk, died.

March 22, 1881 - Thomas Griffin of Kilshannig died.

April 6, 1881 - Michael Browne of Kilshannig, husband of Kate Ryle, died.

May 21, 1881 - Schooner, "Anne of Inverness", stranded beneath Stradbally, having on board a cargo of guano. Vessel sold to Benjamin Piper - Tralee.

June 2, 1881 - Mrs. Pat Ash Snr. (Jeannie O'Donnell) of Kilshannig died.

June 25, 1881 - Michael Goodwin of Kilshannig Island died.

October 16, 1881 - Land League meeting held at Castlegregory. Speakers Rev. Cors. McCarthy CC, Parson M. Carthy (?) - Kelly.

December 15, 1881 - Michael Kennedy of Fahamore died.

December 15, 1881 - Mary Moriarty, daughter of Patrick Moriarty (Paddy Bawn) of Garrywilliam died.

December 17, 1881 - Patrick Ash Snr. of Kilshannig died.

February 5, 1882 - Bishop Higgins consecrated.

July 18, 1882 - Mrs. Denis Cournane, Mary O'Donnell of Cutteen died.

August 7, 1882 - Michael Shea of Fahamore died.

August 8, 1882 - Daniel Shea, father of the above Michael Shea, died.

August 19, 1882 - Kate Donohue of Fahamore died after her return from America.

February 1, 1883 - James O'Donnell of Castlegregory married.

June 17, 1883 - Helen O'Flaherty ???? died.

July 12, 1883 - John Deen of Fahamore died, aged 87 years.

August 15th, 1883 - Timothy Ambrose Moriarty of Farrantane died.

September 12, 1883 - Johanna, daughter of Maurice Spillane of Garrywilliam died.

February 23, 1884 - Ellen Flaherty, my daughter, married John Curran of Ventry.

May 25, 1884 - Thomas Murphy Snr., Fahamore died.
Mission.

June 29, 1884 - Franciscan mission in Castlegregory opened today - closed July 12, 1884 -

September 3, 1884 - Brother, John, went back to America.

December 17, 1884 - John Crean senior of Candeeha died.

January 29, 1885 - Darby Spillane of Fahamore died.

February 26, 1885 - Mrs Patrick Baker (?), Ellen Kenny Cutteen, died.

February 27, 1885 - Florence W. Moriarty of Canndeeha died.

March 22, 1885 - Thomas Connor (tailor) died.

April 7, 1885 - John Flynn of Stradbally died.

June 1, 1885 - First fire of Kelp burned by James O'Donnell of Castlegregory.

August 6, 1885 - My daughter Mary O'Flaherty confirmed by Bishop Higgins.

August 23, 1885 - Father Molyenaux's first mass in Castlegregory as PP in succession to Rev. J. Irwin transferred to Castleisland.

December 7, 1885 - John Somers of Castlegregory died. Held office of postmaster near 45 years.

January 8, 1886 - Michael Connor of Garrywilliam died.

February 27, 1886 - Moonlighters visited Maharees. Took a gun from Patrick Burke junior and two guns from the island.

March 17, 1886 - Patrick Griffin of Castlegregory died aged 90 years.

May 3, 1886 - Anthony Donoghue shoemaker died, during life celebrated for joviality, lived at Castlegregory.

May 17, 1886 - The following Fahamore tenants evicted:
Patrick Murphy
Thomas Cournane
Eugene Cournane
Michael Spillane

July 4, 1886 - James Spillane, husband of Norry Egan of Castlegregory died.

December 8, 1886 - Great North West storm. A great deal of fish cast ashore.

December 24, 1886 - Mrs John Lynch Castlegregory died.

January 5, 1887 - Land-league hut built for Thomas Cournane after his eviction the previous May. Hut built in John Connor's field at Candeeha.

April 7, 1887 - Mrs Patrick Cournane (Margaret Spillane of Cutteen) died.

May 19, 1887 - Con Hoar of Castlegregory, tailor, died.

February 28, 1888 - Mary Hussey, Mrs. Robin O'Donnell of Cutteen, died.

March 5, 1888 - Rev. Malachi Scannell CC Castlegregory died suddenly.

March 29, 1888 - Denis Cournane of Cutteen died.

April 26, 1889 - Brother John O'Flaherty died in Ansonia, Connecticut, USA.

May 16, 1889 - John, son of Michael Bowler of Fahamore, died.

May 23, 1889 - Maurice Moore, after having returned home retired from the army, drowned while fishing on a rock on the North side of Maharees.

June 26, 1889 - Mrs. James Fitzgerald, Mary Moriarty of Garrywilliam, died.

October 8, 1889 - Mrs Hugh Flaherty (Nora Tom) of Castlegregory died.

February 14, 1890 - Mrs Maurice Spillane (Nell Dennehy) died.

July 14, 1890 - Tom Spillane (Master ??) Garrywilliam died.

July 16, 1890 - Mrs David Moriarty (Peg Flynn) of Kilshannig died.

September 16, 1890 - Mrs John W. Ashe (Kate Kenny) of Candeeha died.

September 26, 1890 - Mrs James Connor (Smith) Margaret Cournane died.

October 3, 1890 - Mrs Patrick Kenny (Kate Quirk) of Kilshannig died.

October 19, 1890 - My son, Morgan Flaherty, ordained by Bishop Coffey at the Cathedral Killarney. Aged 23 years, 6 months, 11 days. Born 8th April 1867.

October 22, 1890 - Nicholas Fitzgerald of Garrywilliam died.

October 29, 1890 - John Lynch (Shawn Bawn) of Castlegregory died aged 85 years.

November 24, 1890 - Barque "Charger" of Belfast laden with deal (29,000) wrecked on the beach at Corrlogha.

December 25, 1890 - John Moriarty (Shawn Peg) of Fahamore died.

June 23, 1891 - John Scanlon of Magherabeg died.

November 2, 1891 - Aunt Jude died.

November 19, 1891 - Bridget Shea (Donnelly) died.

December 29, 1891 - Schooner "Catherine Richards" ran for shelter into Brandon Bay, slipped her anchor the following day and drifted to sea. Crossed between Garrywilliam point and Illaunimill on December 31st. On nearing Garrywilliam point the crew launched a boat which was immediately swamped by the waves. Captain Forbes's body was washed ashore at Knockane Clough on New Year's Day. Four other bodies were recovered about the same place on the day following . The sixth body was cast ashore on the 3rd January 1892 near the same place. This was a boy of about 22 years.

August 1, 1893. ? - James Timothy Spillane of Garrywilliam died.

August 10, 1893 - Mrs James Kenny of Kilshannig (Mary Sullivan) died.

August 25, 1893 - Mr Keating, engineer arrived in here today, to plan new pier at Scraggane.

The Port Yarrock (4 pages - not transcribed)

The following six entries are out of sequence:
January 9, 1891 - Maurice Tom Spillane of Castlegregory died.
January 29, 1891 - Maurice Tom Spillane of Castlegregory died of pneumonia.
May 16, 1892 - Kate Hussey, Mrs ?? Ryle of Kilshannig died.
June 8, 1892 - Patrick Cournane of Cutteen died.
June 8, 1892 - Patrick Cournane, Cutteen, died.
January 13, 1894 - Mrs Thomas Murphy, Fahamore died.

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July 31, 1896 - Mrs Daniel Lynch, Ellen Flaherty of Gurrane, died.

August 25, (No year). - Steamer "Fingal" with Messrs. Greene and Juke, Congested (Districts) Board Commissioners arrived here today. Steamer remained during the night at Scraggane.

September 20, 1893 - Michael, son of John G. Connor of Candeeha, died this day.

September 21, 1893 - Congested (Districts) Board Steamer, "Fingal" came to Scraggane at 8am this morning. Mr Greene landed to inspect the place.

October 21, 1893 - Edward Flaherty of Drum died today.

October 29, 1893 - Thomas Daniel Shea of Tralee, formerly of Fahamore died this day.

November 12, 1893 - John Daniel Sullivan of Maherabeg died today.

December 11, 1893 - Gobbariask races commenced today, very severe weather.

January 13, 1894 - Mrs Thomas Murphy of Fahamore died.

January 20, 1894 - Barque "Pory Yarrock" driven in a disabled state by stress of weather into Brandon Bay today. Crew of 20 men on. Cargo of copper valued at about £100,000 -
January 28, 1894 - Barque "Port Yarrock" drifted from her anchorage and became a total wreck beneath Kilcummin. All hands lost.

January 31, 1894 - Steamer in distress off the Islands, blowing "foghorn" - ran for Kilrush. American liner with passengers.

February 7, 1894 - Michael Farrell of Castlegregory died today. Age 62 years.

February 8, 1894 - John G. Connor of Candeeha, died today.

February 12, 1894 - Mrs John Dean (Mary Spillane) of Goulane died today.

February 12, 1894 - One of the crew of the "Port Yarrock" came ashore today.

March 16, 1894 - Maggie Flaherty, Mrs John Moriarty, died today.

April 15, 1894 - John Sullivan of Candeeha died this day.

April 15, 1894 - Julia Dean, Mrs Reidy of Castleisland, died today.

April 18, 1894 - Michael O'Donnell of Carrigaha died this day.

April 19, 1894 - Mrs Tom Knightley (Nora Moriarty) burned nearly to death this day. Survived for about 6 hours after being burned.

April 24, 1894 - Three Brandon boats were sunk by a heavy storm this day. No lives lost.

April 26, 1894 - Patrick Kenny of Kilshannig died.

April 28, 1894 - Mary Lynch of Ballinabuck, Mrs Fitzgerald, died today.

May 6, 1894 - John Connor (Darby) died.

May 12, 1894 - Jeremiah Driscoll of Dingle died.

May 16, 1894 - Michael Egan of Martramane died.

May 27, 1894 - Mrs John Edmond Crean died.

September 5, 1894 - Jack (?) Connor of Belfast accidentally wounded by his own gun while shooting rabbits at Illaunimill.

September 15, 1894 - Jack Connor died today from the result of the gun accident.

September 19, 1894 - James O'Connor of Castlegregory died.

September 29, 1894 - Julia and Kate Shea returned today from America.

October 14, 1894 - Seven boys from Fenit on a pleasure trip to Camp drowned on their return home.

October 26, 1894 - George Tom Fitzgerald of Martramane died today.

November 3, 1894 - Dan and John Cournane of Cutteen evicted today.

December 1, 1894 - Francis Goodwin purchased the Scraggane field from John Dean.

December 14, 1894 - Dr. Busteed of Castlegregory died today aged 79 years.

December 17, 1894 - Ju??y McElligott (Kit) died today suddenly at Mrs Maurice Spillanes.

January 15, 1895 - Purchased Dr. O'Kane's interest in the Dykegate Lane property Dingle this day for £165

January 21, 1895 - Mr. Goodwin, a surveyor, here today. Paid tenants for road.

January 29, 1895 - New road commenced today. Road leading to Fahamore and Scraggane.

February 4, 1895 - Mrs John Walsh (Annie Morris) died this day.

February 6/7/8, 1895 - Heavy fall of snow; weather intensely cold.

February 14, 1895 - Mary Leary, wife of Tom Moore, Brandon, died.

February 18, 1895 - Mrs John Spillane, Mary McKenna, died.

February 23, 1895 - Michael Bowler of Fahamore died.

April 1, 1895 - Patrick and William Spillane of Fahamore and W. Fitzgerald and Tom Lynch of Garrywilliam evicted today.

April 8, 1895 - Timothy Lynch of Fahamore died today.

May 7, 1895 - Myles Daly of Clooseguire died today.

May 25, 1895 - Paid Dr. O'Kane today £145-0-0 - Deposit previously £ 20-0-0
Auctioneer's fees £ 8-0-0, £173-0-0 for Dykegate Lane property.

May 28, 1895 - Congested Districts Board steamer here today.

June 26, 1895 - Daniel Lynch of Gurrane died today.

June 29, 1895 - Bishop in Castlegregory today.

July 4, 1895 - Jeremiah Scanlon, Maherabeg died today.

July 15, 1895 - Congested Districts Board steamer here today.

July 25, 1895 - Son Tom married today.

August 20, 1895 - Mrs. W. Bowler left today for America.

Sept 6, 1895 - Nelly Duhig, Mrs Fitzpatrick (?), died.

November 15, 1895 - Nanny Lynch of Dingle - Mrs. Michael Sullivan died.

Dec 19, 1895 - Patrick D. Cournane evicted today.

January 21, 1896 - Kate Flaherty - Mrs T. McCarthy, Castlegregory died today.

February 4, 1896 - Maurice Spillane Garrywillliam (Muirish Master ??) died today.

March 4, 1896 - Stations by priests at my house.

April 10, 1896 - Scraggane pier commenced.

July 3, 1896 - Tom Sullivan, Tom Harrington and Jamesey Ryan injured by an explosion at Scraggane.

July 8, 1896 - Tom Sullivan's right hand and thumb of his left hand amputated by Drs. Rohan and Hayes.

July 19, 1896 - Brother Morgan died at Bally ????

July 31, 1896 - Mrs. Lynch, Ellen Flaherty, Gurrane died.

August 21, 1896 - Tom O'Donnell of Glendine died.

August 22, 1896 - Bridget Kennedy, Mrs. Higgins of Castlegregory died.

August 29, 1896 - John Cournane (Shawneen Courtney) of Cutteen died.

Sept 19, 1896 - Francey (son) left for Dublin today.

December 1, 1896 - Dan (son) took charge of school to-day.

January 11, 1897 - Charles Daly of Castlegregory died.

January 30, 1897 - Tom Scanlon of Maherabeg died.

February 9, 1897 - Mrs Tom Spillane (Katie Tom) Castlegregory died.

February 20, 1897 - Patrick Leary Kilshannig Island died.

February 20, 1897 - Tom's son Timothy baptised.

March 5, 1897 - Mickey Moynihan brother of Daniel Moynihan Cutteen died.

March 12, 1897 - Dr. Rohan died today.

April 24, 1897 - Scraggane pier finished today.

April 28, 1897 - Election of Dispensary doctor today. Candidates Drs. Teahan and Chute. Dr. Teahan elected.

May 1, 1897 - James Duhig, Castlegregory died today.

May 4, 1897 - John Fitzgerald (??) died.

May 13, 1897 - William Horgan, teacher Kilflynn died.

June 7, 1897 - Mrs John O'Donnell, Mary Anne Fitzgerald died, Castlegregory.

Jume 9, 1897 - John Duhig and John (Sas) Fitzgerald, both of Castlegregory died.

June 23, 1897 - Mrs Anne Crean (Nants Oge) Garrywilliam died.

July 7, 1897 - Thomas Crean of Tralee died.

July 24, 1897 - David Moriarty of Kilshannig died.

October 6, 1897 - Thade Rohan Stradbally died.

November 7, 1897 - Mrs Mary Foley (Mary Shea) of Tralee died.

November 17, 1897 - John Connell, Fahamore died.

November 24, 1897 - John Ashe Kilshannig badly hurt and his horse killed returning from Castlegregory.

January 17, 1898 - A daughter of James O'Donnell of Glenteenassig died after her return from America.

January 28, 1898 - Mrs Curran Dingle, mother of John Curran died.

February 12, 1898 - Canon O'Sullivan of Dingle died.

February 19, 1898 - Maurice Moriarty of Ventry lost in a swamp on his way home from Dingle.

February 24, 1898 - Mrs. William Cournane, Debby Flaherty, buried today.

February 28, 1898 - Michael Griffin (husband of Kate McCarthy), Officer of Coastguard buried today.

March 15, 1898 - Michael Crowley, Senior, teacher Castlegregory died.

April 5, 1898 - Rev. J. Fuller, C.C., Castlegregory died today.

April 29, 1898 - Left today for America: -
Patrick Donnelly;
Denis Rohan (?);
Mary Spillane;
Catherine Moynihan.

April 22, 1898 - John Flynn, Kilshannig, died.

May 22, 1898 - Tom's wife Minnie O'Connor died today.

June 5, 1898 - James O'Donnell, Castlegregory died this day.

June 10, 1898 - Received today, £250 for Dingle property, Dykegate Lane.

June 13, 1898 - Covered house with corrugated iron - 4 days work.

July 2, 1898 - Mrs Joseph (?) Spillane, Mary Ashe died.

July 6, 1898 - Mrs Timothy Flynn, Mary Finn, died today.

August 27, 1898 - Mrs (?) Rohan Ballyduff died today.

August 28, 1898 - Tom's infant died today.

September 6, 1898 - Timothy Lynch Junior (?) Fahamore died in Dingle.

September 8, 1898 - Daniel Shea Junior formerly of Fahamore died.

September 14, 1898 - Norry Hennessy, Mrs M. Harrington died.

September 20, 1898 - Fishermen's oars broken by Brandon people.

October 22, 1898 - Testimonial in the shape of a gold watch received from teachers.

October 30, 1898 - Father Browne's first Sunday in Castlegregory.

November 20, 1898 - John Nicholas Flaherty of Castlegregory died.

November 26, 1898 - Tomothy Spillane of Carrigaha died.

December 19, 1898 - Testimonial £59-7-6 presented to Father Moulenaux.

??, 1898 - Father Morgan and Mary left this morning for Cabra.(Dublin ?) Gave Father Morgan £17, part of Mary's pension.

February 4, 1899 - John Owen Cournane, Fahamore died.

May 12, 1899 - John Sullivan Stradbally (Sean a Gaba) died today.

June 3, 1899 - Mrs Tom Maunsell (Julia Sullivan) Castlegregory died today.

June 17, 1899 - Martin Finn, teacher O'Dorney died today at his brother's house in Ballyguin.

July 12, 1899 - (Stones dropping from eyes ???) of Mary John Ashe, Kilshannig.

July 31, 1899 - Mrs. James Kennedy (Kate Spillane) Coolroe died.

November 13, 1899 - James Kenny (Big Jim) of Kilshannig died.

November 15, 1899 - Mrs David Toby Fitzgerald (Kit Moore) died at the age of 105 years.

November 21, 1899 - Mrs Dan Healy (Mary Spillane) Illauncaum died today.

November 29, 1899 - Mrs Michael O'Leary (Lizzie O'Donnell) of Killiney died today.

November 29, 1899 - John Deady Candeeha died today.

December 9, 1899 - James Browne, Kilshannig died today.

December 23, 1899 - Mrs James Courtney (Bridget Connor) Fahamore died today.

January 1, 1900 - Mrs Enright (Margaret Murphy) Curraheen died.

February 22, 1900 - Patrick Hogan lost at Kilshannig.

February 27, 1900 - Marriages today:
Susanna O'Connor, Castlegregory
Maggie Hussey, Garrywilliam
Mary P. Ashe Kilshannig.

March 17, 1900 - Mrs Thade Rohan (Debby Walsh) died today.

March 26, 1900 - Mrs D?? Moynihan (Mary Courtney) died today.

April 19, 1900 - Fishing steamer "Salamander" wrecked at Garrywilliam Point today.

April 9, 1900 - Joseph Moriarty, formerly of Kilshannig, now of Castlegregory died today.

May 24, 1900 - Daughter, Mary O'Flaherty, entered Dingle Convent today.

May 29, 1900 - John Dowling Stradbally died today.

June 1, 1900 - Batt Rohan Ballyduff, died today.

June 20, 1900 - Patrick Goodwin of Tralee died.

June 22, 1900 - Mrs Joseph (?) Cournane (Mary Egan) died.

October 19, 1900 - Mrs. Michael Leary (Johanna Dowd) of the Island died.

November 5, 1900 - Michael O'Flaherty Slattery Tralee died.

November 29, 1900 - O'Connor Horgan, solicitor, Tralee died today.

February 2, 1901 - Ned Hussey Garrywilliam died.

February 4, 1901 - P.M. Goodwin Tralee died.

February 15, 1901 - M.E. Fitzgerald Ventry died.

February 16, 1901 - W. Donnelly Fahamore married.
James Thomas Cournane - second marriage.

May 10, 1901 - Tom Ashe, Skipper, Castlegregory died.

May 18, 1901 - Tom Ashe Maherabeg died.

June 27, 1901 - Mrs Maurice Spillane Garrywilliam died today.

June 28, 1901 - John Scanlon Maherabeg died today.

July 31, 1901 - Michael P. Driscoll, Canndeeha, drowned at Don...

August 27, 1901 - Mrs W. Connor Garrywilliam died.

August 28, 1901 - Part of the remains of P. Driscoll found.

November 26, 1882, (Entry out of position).
Thomas J. Dean of Fahamore died in ??? NS Wales, Australia.

June 20, 1901 - Bought 1 ton coal.

September 27, 1901 - Mrs John Sullivan (Molly Donahue) Candeeha died.

November 14, 1901 - Mrs P. Sullivan (Nell Scanlon) Clooseguire died.

December 5, 1901 - Mary Ashe wife of M. Sullivan carpenter Castlegregory died.

December 13, 1901 - Dan's child (Tim O'Flaherty) died.

December 24, 1901 - John Finn (Shawn Ned) Kilshannig died.

December 31, 1901 - Mary Galvin (Mrs Tim Lynch) died.

???, 1902 - Michael Moore Cloghananode died today.

February 2, 1902 - Timothy Flynn Kilshannig died today.

February 10, 1902 - John Lynch brother-in-law came from America.

April 5, 1902 - Mrs Charles Myles Daly of Clooseguire died.

April 14, 1902 - Kilshannig road commenced.

April 15, 1902 - Mary Greaney left for America.

May 5, 1902 - Mrs Maurice Connor Scraggane died.

May 7, 1902 - Patrick P. Connor Canndeeha died.

May 30, 1902 - Ned Harrington Tralee died.

June 10, 1902 - Elected Chairman of Dingle Rural District Council.

June 17, 1902 - Attended first meeting of County Council.

June 27, 1902 - Mrs P' Leary (Mary D. Connor ??) Kishannig Island died today.

June 29, 1902 - Timothy M. O'Flaherty (Tadhg Fada ?) Kilfountain died today.

June 30, 1902 - Tom Courtney of Fahamore died today.

July 7, 1902 - J. O'Flaherty and Mr. Wallace of Jersey, US here today.

July 17, 1902 - Michael M. Flaherty Castlegregory died.

July 30, 1902 - John Lynch brother-in-law left for America.

August 4, 1902 - Frank Goodwin's child drowned at Scraggane.

August 11, 12, 13, 1902 - At County Council meeting - Tralee.

August 24, 1902 - Bett Egan ??, Mrs James Kenny Canndeeha died today.

October 1, 1902 - Ellen Rohan wife of John Lynch Clounsharragh died.

October 16, 1902 - Timothy Fitzgerald, Thade George, died.

October 22, 1902 - Thomas Donnelly Fahamore died.

March 25, 1903 - Mrs Jeremiah Sullivan Aughacasla died.

March 29, 1903 - James Rohan Lisnamovaun died.

April 3, 1903 - James O'Donnell (Jimmy) died.

June 4, 1903 - Ellen daughter of Charles Myles Daly died.

June 7, 1903 - (Father Tim). My son Timothy O'Flaherty ordained today in Paris.

June 10, 1903 - Elected chairman of Dingle Rural District Council.
Votes for self 21, for Lord Ventry 16

November 14, 1903 - Mrs James Cournane (Debby Moriarty) of Cutteen died.

January 25, 1904 - Dan's son Thomas O'Flaherty baptised today.

January 26, 1904 - Mrs Maurice O'Donnell (Nora ? Moriarty) Cutteen died today.

February 1, 1904 - Mrs John Harrington (Ellen Spillane) Fahamore died today.

February 1, 1904 - James Connor Smith (Fahamore) died today.

February 9, 1904 - Mrs Ned Hussey (Ellen Connor) Garrywilliam died this day.

February 20, 1904 - Henry Fitzgerald Tullig died today.

March 19, 1904 - Jerry Scanlon Magherabeg died today.

April 6, 1904 - Mrs Michael Flaherty (Johanna Murphy) of Castlegregory died.

May 4, 1904 - Molly Moynihan of Canndeeha, Mrs John Moriarty, died.

June 3, 1904 - Owen Forehan ?? of Castlegregory died.

July 4, 1904 - Mrs James Spillane of Castlegregory, Norry Egan, died.

July 17, 1904 - Mary Lynch, Mrs Tom Sullivan of Candeeha died.

August 31, 1904 - Mrs Michael Rohan of Ballyduff, Bridget Mahony, died.

September 5, 1904 - Ned Lynch of Cappatigue died.

October 9, 1904 - Michael Walsh of Tralee, son of Tom Walsh of Glenshannacorp died.

October 16, 1904 - John Farrell Senior of Duagh died.

December 7, 1904 - Maurice Connor, Scraggane, died.

December 8, 1904 - Mrs Michael O'Neill of Castlegregory died.

January 14, 1905 - Mrs Thomas Spillane of Fahamore, Johanna Moriarty, died.

January 28, 1905 - Mrs James Kenny, Bridget Ryle, Canndeeha, died.

February 2, 1905 - Maurice O'Donnell of Dingle died.

February 11, 1905 - Mrs Deady of Brandon, Mary Rohan, died.

June 7, 1905 - Michael Hennessy of Kilshannig died.

July 10, 1905 - John Harrington of Fahamore (Cutteen) died.

September 4, 1905 - Patrick McKenna, Ballingown, died.

September 5, 1905 - Mrs Callaghan, mother of John Callaghan Castlegregory, buried today.

October 6, 1905 - Mrs Patrick Rohan, teacher, Aughacasla, buried today.

October 27, 1905 - Timothy O'Connor, shopkeeper, Castlegregory died today.

October 31, 1905 - Mrs Thomas Egan, Castlegregory, (Mary George) died today.

November 13, 1905 - Thade Coakley, Tullaree, rate collector, died today.

November 24, 1905 - Mary Cournane, Fahamore, Mrs T. Spillane died today.

January 4, 1906 - Mary James Ashe of Kilshannig died today.

March 14, 1906 - Wife of James O'Donnell Junior, Glenteenassig drowned in lake.

April 24, 1906 - Ellen Flaherty, daughter of Michael Flaherty Aughcasla and wife of Barry, Camp died today.

June 10, 1906 - Paddy Spillane - Paddy Muirish Oge died suddenly.

June 27, 1906 - My son John O'Flaherty of Ventry died today.

July 4, 1906 - Father James Crowley died at Ardfert.

August 3, 1906 - Denis Spillane, Garrywilliam, died.

September 26, 1906 - Patrick O'Connor (Patsy Sean Bawn) died.

October 17, 1906 - Timothy O'Flaherty of Drum died.

December 4, 1906 - Mrs W.D. O'Connor of Clooseguire died (Susana ?? Nurse ??).

January 19, 1907 - John Shea, son of Michael Shea Farrantane, died.

January 30, 1907 - Patrick W. Ashe Kilshannig died.

March 9, 1907 - Kate Harrington, Mrs Tom Spillane of Garrywilliam died.

March 24, 1907 - Patrick Scanlon, a policeman, Magherabeg died.

W. Mayn 22, 1907 - Deady and Thomas Coffey Connor drowned in Brandon Bay.

June 13, 1907 - Patrick O'Donnell of Bally?? Died.

July 20, 1907 - James O'Leary, son of Michael O'Leary, Killiney died.

July 22, 1907 - Joan Brien ???, Mrs Tom Donnelly died.

August 6, 1907 - Mary Lynch, wife of Patrick Spillane Fahamore died.

September 16, 1907 - James Curran of Dingle died.

October 28, 1907 - John Griffin, miller Cappatigue, died.

November 19, 1907 - Joan Fitz, wife of John Hugh O'Flaherty of Castlegregory died.

November 28, 1907 - Elly Harrington, wife of James Farrell of Castlegregory died.

December 5, 1907 - John Brick of Ballinira died.

January 27, 1908 - Mrs John Moriarty (Real) Candeeha died.

February 3, 1908 - Thomas ?? McEllistrim, Castlegregory died.

March 1, 1908 - David Frank Fitzgerald Castlegregory died.

March 22, 1908 - Patrick Rohan of Caher died.

April 4, 1908 - Thomas O'Flaherty Ballyhoneen died.

April 19, 1908 - Mrs Tom Cud Connor junior died (Fahamore).

May 12, 1908 - Michael Shea, Farrantane died.

August 7, 1908 - Mrs John Connor (Peg Den) died.

December 15, 1908 - Patrick Connor (Darby) of Goulane, formerly of Candeeha died.

January 1, 1909 - Michael Tom Egan, Castlegregory died.

January 9, 1909 - Mrs Patrick Burke, senior, Fahamore died.

April 12, 1909 - My father, Timothy O'Flaherty died.

July 23, 1909 - Michael Kennedy, son of Patrick Kennedy died at Killarney Asylum.

January 21, 1911 - James Fitzgerald, national teacher Castlegregory died.

January 29, 1911 - Dr. Teahan Medical Doctor, Castlegregory died.

June 26, 1911 - John Flynn National Teacher, Castlegregory died.

May ??, 1911 - Thomas Twomey junior, Castlegregory died.

Decmber 15, 1912 - Jack Somers, son of Somers postmaster died.

December 23, 1912 - Brandon fishermen obliged to seek shelter from storm at Leary's Island.

Decmber 24, 1912 - Storm continues. Crew of fishing boat got ashore by Frank Goodwin and Mortimer O'Leary alright, boat smashed.
Mick Hoare tailor Castlegregory buried today.

March 24, 1914 - My mother Ellen (Lynch) O'Flaherty died.

March 26, 1914. - My mother buried.

May 13, 1915 - John Lynch (Scoote) died.

END Except for omissions in following pages.


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