At the time of Griffith's Valuation Richard Donovan held land in the parishes of Athnowen, Inishcarra and Kilnaglory, barony of East Muskerry, county Cork. [The representatives of Richard O'Donovan owned 1,633 acres in county Cork in the 1870s. His agent was Henry R. Townsend of South Mall, Cork.] There are farm buildings at the site now.
Contemporary printed sources
- ''GRIFFITH'S VALUATION OF IRELAND'[Primary Valuation of Tenements]', 1850-1858. : East Muskerry Barony, 32 (Lisheens)
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 131
- HUSSEY DE BURGH, U. H. ''The Landowners of Ireland. An alphabetical list of the owners of estates of 500 acres or £500 valuation and upwards in Ireland''. Dublin: Hodges, Foster and Figgis, 1878. [available online at www.askaboutireland.ie] : 348