Drishane Castle – an old drawings

Here we have two old images of Drishane Castle. The picture on the left is a watercolour from the 1770s and by Gabriel Beranger, while the photo on the right is from the William Lawrence collection in the early 1900s. (Click the photos above for larger images).


Main Author: Turner, Joseph Reverend ca. 1772-1835,
Contributors: Fisher, Jonathan, d. 1809

Summary: View of a five-storey tower house at Drishane, near Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland. It shows the tower on a raised plinth reached by a set of steps, and with a curious, conical-roofed turret beside it
Hide full summary … View of a five-storey tower house at Drishane, near Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland. It shows the tower on a raised plinth reached by a set …
Published: November 1794
Notes: From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. II
A similar copy by Gabriel Beranger (ca. 1730-1817), in watercolour, is preserved in Ms. TX 1958 in the National Library of Ireland. There is another copy also by Beranger, but in circular format, in a private collection in Dublin
Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet
Image within a circular ink frame 14.7 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is I S
Physical Description: 1 drawing pen and wash diam. image 14.6 cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.7 cm.
Citations/References: The Castles of County Cork / James N. Healy. – Cork/Dublin, 1988 pages 328-331

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Regional Report 1030 – 14th September 2010


Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to news report 1030 from Millstreet

Fondest greetings dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this wet and soft Autumn  morning.

We got a great psychological boost here this past week when an Australian film company came to make a documentary on the history of the EuroVision Song Contest and the places that hosted it. Niamh Kavanagh herself came too. They all stayed locally in Michael & Pam Thorntons beautiful new B ‘n B at Drishanebeg. They told us that there is more positive talk about Millstreet around the world than any other place that hosted it. It was different, it was great, and it was their reason for coming back to recall it all again. Cameras rolled  as  volumes of memorabilia  so lovingly preserved, were brought to light and stories of the whole euphoria were told again. Niamh wanted to meet everybody, shake every hand, hug everybody. It was as she said, like coming home. All too soon their three days were gone and they had to leave, but the memories and friendships live on. Lots of their visit was captured for LTV2, so you’ll see them in time. Look up our website also and in time we will get a copy of their entire documentary.

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