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Townland subdivisions - examples from Castleredmond and Townparks in Midleton

Townlands have been the basic unit of land division in Ireland since the medieval period, with origins perhaps going back much further.  some are relatively new – such as the townland of School-lands in Midleton which certainly didn’t exist before 1696, when Midleton School, or Midleton College as we now call it, was founded.   2,105 more words


Before Midleton there was......Mainistir na Corann.

As I mentioned in a previous post, Midleton became the name of a a settlement in eastern County Cork only in 1670 when King Charles II granted a charter of incorporation to St John Brodrick, the local landlord, and thereby set up the town of Midleton as a parliamentary borough.   868 more words


Mad Monk Bar

Mad Monk Bar, Church Lane, Midleton, Co. Cork

Opened in 2012 the Mad Monk has grown from strength to strength serving a wide selection of Craft Beers and Irish Whiskey. 77 more words


Midleton 1998, Ref 386, 59.7%

This gem, and it is a gem, is available at La Maison du Whisky. I tried it at Whiskylive and knew immediately I had to keep a portion for further ‘study’. 288 more words


Joseph Coppinger 'of Midleton' and two American Presidents

Sometimes it really pays to simply snoop around on the web.  And a couple of nights ago I came across something that astonished and surprised me. 1,289 more words


Midleton's Brodrick Street gets a History Board

Please note:  I just did a quick update on this post by including the early twentieth century photo from the National Library of Ireland’s collection. 1,111 more words


It's Christmas

Last night the knitting group decended on the Pepperstack Bistro for our Christmas get together.  I think it’s obvious that good fun was had by all in attendance and we all left full to the brim.   127 more words