Build your family history, attach stories and places to people in your past and then walk in their footsteps, experiencing the same sites and sounds as your forebearers!

 

Old Forge

Site of Whelan's forge. The ground floor window is where the forge door was and the fire was to the left of the door. A banding wheel was located where the post box is now placed. Whelan's of the post office, next door, were also the blacksmiths who ran this forge.

 

Old Post Office

The Post Office was formerly run by Debbie Whelan (nee Taylor). Her husband was the blacksmith Mick Whelan. Mick's father, James, was postmaster and blacksmith in the 1911 census. In 1911 James and Mary Whelan had been 18 years married and had 10 children living with them from the ages of 17-1.

 

Keeffe's Shop

Gerry Keeffe had a flour and meal shop here in the 1960/70s. Roches had it before that. There are two Roche families shown in the cillage of Tullylease in the 1911 census but only one family had a shop - that was Thomas, Hanna and Moses J. Roche.

 

Shea's Shop

Willie Shea farmed in Tullylease in 1911 and he also ran a shop here. His son  Batt Shea ran the shop in later years. Willie lived here with his mother, Mary, and his wife Hanna and two children in 1911. (link to 1911 census https://goo.gl/jGz8qF)

 

St. Berriherts RC Church

St. Berriherts Church. One of the upstairs windows was originally in the COI in Milford.

 

Old RIC Barracks

Formerly the RIC Barracks in Tullylease and had also served as scripture school. William Olden had been master here previously and the house is reputed to have been haunted.

 

Larkin's House

Timothy Larkin of Tullylease approx 1911

 

Cathair O Sulllivans, Caheraveelane

These O Sullivans were famous athletes in the early 1900,s and the name “Cathar” derives from the townland they lived in which was supposed to be named after an O Mullane family.

 

Scanlons Home Laharan

Laharan Cross became a well-known refuge for Volunteers from all over North and Mid Cork. After many ambushes and training exercises the Mallow Battalion Column regularly retired to Laharan Cross where shelter, sustainance and accommodation were provided in a number of houses in the area.

 

Buckleys Lackendarragh

This was the home of Con Buckley who was 2nd Lieutenant in the Lombardstown IRA company and was a member of the full time Mallow Batallion Column. This home was also a safe house for those on the run. When Gen.Lucas was brought to O Connells another prisoner there was transferred to this house.

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