Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Kilcaskan

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Kilcaskan

Primary tabs

"KILCASKAN, a parish in the baronies of Bear and Glanarought, counties Cork and Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, 10 miles E.N.E. of Castletown-Bearhaven, its post town. This parish is 16 miles long by 8 broad. A considerable portion of the surface lies on the N.W. shore of Bantry Bay. It is a mountainous and wild district, containing the summits of Hungry Hill, Esk, and Ghoul. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ross, value £285, in the patronage of the bishop. The church was built in 1810 by the late Board of First Fruits. There are two Roman Catholic chapels, also eight private schools. There are police and coastguard stations in the parish. The Lodge is the seat of the Earl of Bantry. There are ruins of a church situated among the hills; also of a fort at Drumlane. Slate, iron, and copper are worked."

topup

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Kilcaskan which are provided by:

topup

Gazetteers

The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Kilcaskan to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

Historical Geography

The civil parish of Kilcaskan contained the following townlands:

topup