Landed Estates
NUI Galway

McDonnell (Achill)

Mrs Agnes McDonnell bought the estate of the Earl of Cavan on Achill Island, county Mayo in 1888. The estate was over 2,000 acres and she is recorded as living in a mansion at the Valley, Tonatanvally. She had one son Leslie Elliot by her first marriage. Her second husband was John Randall MacDonnell. In 1894 she was attacked by James Lynchehaun which resulted in a sensational court case and escape to America by the accused.

No houses were found for this estate

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