Mrs. Lindsay’s Prison, Glenogue

Mrs Lindsay was captured as a spy by the IRA following the disastrous attempted ambush by the IRA at Dripsey on 28th Jan 1921 when six IRA men were captured. Mrs Lindsay was held  in the hope of exchanging her for some prisoners taken at Dripsey but when these were executed Mrs.


Corbetts Shanavoher

Jack Corbett was born in 1878 and took up running at 28 years of age and confined competition mainly to County Cork where he defeated Munster and Irish champions. The photo shows where his house stood beside Bweeng village.


Horgans Nursetown

The home of the Horgan family and Denis Horgan was a very active Volunteer, he became O/C of the Kilshannig Volunteer company and served time in prison for his efforts. This was the Horgan family home for generations.


Kelly Residence Carrigcleena

This was the home of a sister to Mike Maurice Bill Murphy who married in there and Tomas McCurtin visited here regularly as it was a meeting place and also a safe house for those on the run.


Old Presbytery Bweeng

This was the original presbytery attached to Bweeng Church and is located in Beenalaght townland.


Bweeng Post Office

Now the home of the Cronin family and before that the Healy family. Con Healy was one of the most noted Volunteers in the parish and engaged in many ambushes and individual gun battles with British forces during the War of Independence.


Walshs House Glashabee

Situated in Glashabee townland this was a well-known Volunteer house and many meetings took place here and was a most welcoming house for volunteers carrying dispatches or on the run.


Lt. Ned Waters Glashabee

Ned Waters was captured in the Nadd roundup which was about 10 miles away on 10th March 1921 and was shot when lined up outside the door of the house where he was captured. His father had to identify the body in the Military Hospital Morgue in Cork and sign a statement to that effect.


Murphys House Glashabee West

Johnny Jack Murphy was a cousin to Mike Maurice Bill Murphy. During the period 1916-1921 this was another well used safe house and Johnny Jack was very involved in the Volunteer movement.


Murphys House Glashabee West

Mike Maurice Bill Murphy’s sister was married to Tomas McCurtin’s brother and Tomas attended many meetings in this house.