School: Maghcromtha (B.)

Macroom, Co. Cork
Pádraig Ó Deasmhumhna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0342, Page 173

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O' Flynns were the ruling Irish family in Macroom and Mukerry Barony.

O'Flynn were the ruling Irish family in Macroom and Muskerry Barony. Múseraidhe Uí Fhloinn still the Irish name of barony and district. Mc Carthy's suceeded O' Flynns and were owners - lost property in Cromwells time , regained Chas 2nd time and finally lost it after Battle of Boyne. Not remembered now locally, except the tradition that they built the local castles.