Landed Estates
NUI Galway

McCarthy (Cork)

Alexander McCarthy was one of the principal lessors in the parish of Kilgarvan, barony of Glanarought, county Kerry, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. He also held land in the county Cork parishes of Bregoge, barony of Orrery and Kilmore, Kilmichael, barony of West Muskerry and St Finbarrs, barony of Cork. Florence McCarthy also held land in the parishes of Clonpriest and Kilmacdonogh, barony of Imokilly. The estate of Alexander McCarthy, of Cork, amounted to almost 3000 acres in county Kerry in the 1870s as well as over 1000 acres in county Cork. Alexander McCarthy (1803-1868) was a barrister and Member of Parliament for Cork city and the county at various times. He was a cousin of the McCarthy O'Learys.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Currymount Currymount Bregoge Mallow Churchtown 238 Orrery and Kilmore Cork OSI Ref: R499 100
OS Sheet: 16
Discovery map: 73
Cleve Hill Ballintemple St Finbars Cork Blackrock 95 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W697 716
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 87