Place:


Carbery  County Cork

 

In 1837, Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland described Carbery like this:

CARBERY, an island, in the parish of SKULL, Western Division of the barony of WEST CARBERY, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 16 miles (S. W.) from Bantry; containing 4 inhabitants. This small island is situated in Dunmanus bay, and comprises only six acres of land: it is very little frequented, although large ships may ride in summer on good ground any where above it, and there is excellent anchorage to the west of the island.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Carbery, in and County Cork | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/28497

Date accessed: 25th April 2024


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