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Eileen writes "I recently received an email from a Jane, stating that her father was Thomas F Crohan
(O’Crohan) and his father was Thomas T. Crohan (O’Crohan) the son that went to
America and his father was Tomas
O’Crohan (The Islandman). "
Working through my backlog of documents to post, and came across the following documents contributed by John McCrohan of Renard (again). John mentions in his email that he received them from Inés in Buenos Aires, a descendent of Don José.
Unfortunately for some of us, the documents are in Spanish only, so it would be great if there's anyone out there with the appropriate language skills who could translate these to English one day.
Publicity featuring Valentia Island, Renard Point etc
With thanks to John McCrohan of Renard, County Kerry in Ireland for requesting a copy of this short publicity slot from Guinness, and sharing it with us. This 4 megabyte film is of interest here, because it features background images of the Irish McCrohan heartland.
To further put the film in context, I'm copying a short article from "The Kingdom" newspaper, which was published September 15, 2005.
I'm delighted to say that the photo gallery is back in action. See link on the left to "Photo Gallery". As I don't have as much time to tend to McCrohan.net as I used to, I had to disable the photo gallery some time back when upgrading ..
Apart from its enclosing earthwork there are no visible remains of this castle, which was located on the lower South slopes of Bentee Mountain. It is associated with the McCrohan branch of the O’Sullivan Mores (Smith 1756, 107), and is referred to as ‘Letirmiccrohan’ in RIA MS 24 K 43.
Note:Article contributed by John McCrohan of Renard. Registered users can see a picture of the site of Leitir Castle in the Photo Gallery.