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Portmagee, Munster Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
Portmagee Marker
Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Portmagee — PortmageePort Mhic Aoidh — (An Caladh) —

The village of Portmagee was named after Captain Theobald Magee who was an officer in King James's Army. After the famous Battle of the Boyne, Magee retired from the army and became the commander of a merchant ship operating between . . . — Map (db m141308) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Portmagee — The Ferryboat

This boat was built by Dan 'Denny' O'Connell in the early 1900s. He built her at the back of the Post Office, where he built all his boats, on a site which later became the local dance hall. Her purpose was to ferry people from . . . — Map (db m141205) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Portmagee — Tomás Rua Ó Súilleabháin(1785 - 1848)

Poet, fiddler, teacher, and dancing master, born in Derrynane, Co. Kerry, Tomás Rua was a supporter and close friend of the Irish Politician Daniel O'Connell. Amhrán ne Leabhar - Song of the books.

Tomás Rua was transferred from . . . — Map (db m141208) HM


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