School: Ovens (C.) (roll number 5985)

Ovens, Co. Cork
Maud Mc Guire

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deeply imbedded heavy hurdle was removed, a human skull was unearthed. The owner, now convinced of the real nature of the mound, ceased operations & the plot remains undisturbed.

Jeremiah Herlihy of Castleinch was a prominent figure of the Sinn Fein movement. He was shot near the Viaduct in an ambush. A monument is erected to his memory at Waterfall.

During the famine years the inhabitants of Clashenure (Castleinch) suffered so severely, that their staple food was turnips, supplied gratis by a Protestant landowner Mr Kiran Allen, Clashenure House.