Presentation by Kieran Murphy on Dunmanway rivers past, present and future

A talk by Kieran Murphy( community water officer) will be held in Atkins Hall Dunmanway on March 7th at 8pm. He will talk about the freshwater Pearl Mussel which is an endangersd species found in the Caha and Bandon rivers, the quality of the rivers in the area and the future of the natural waters i...

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Cox Family Donations to the Association

During the 17th,18th and 19th centuries the Cox Family was the landlord of Dunmanway and the surrounding area. In the 19th century many of the family emigrated to the U.S.A. when the estate was sold. In recent years some of the descendants of those who emigrated visited Dunmanway. In  Apr...

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Publications

Our Association has recently launched its 14th publication. We now have 2 wedding journals, 6 Pictorial Pasts and 6 Dunmanway Doings journals. All of these publications can be purchased in our Centre. 


Accommodation in Dunnmanway

Looking for accommodation during your visit to Dunmanway check out Waterfall House!! A beautiful 18th century family home with beautiful garden and woods. This house boasts spectacular views and has a breath taking waterfall just 100mtrs away. Self Catering or Bed & Breakfast can be catered...

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New Crest


The MacCarthys of Cork Cultural Weekend

The MacCarthys of Cork Cultural and Historical Weekend took place at the Parkway Hotel Dunmanway from Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June, 2013. This event was organised by the Dunmanway Historical Association with the support of the UCC. School of History. According to an ancient manurcript, this pa...

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Evelyn and Tom Coveny presenting the Hovenden Painting


Historical Association receives copy of Hovenden Painting.

Cutting the Cake

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Fanlobbus Parish (Dunmanway)

Fanlobbus Fan Leaba Ois (slope of the fawns bed) The surrounding district was formerly known as Gleann-nacroim_ Gleann Abha Croim (glen of the winding river). The name is no longer in use. The modern town of Dunmanway was founded in the closing years of the 17th century by Sir Richard Cox where he ...

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Folders and Posters

Since the foundation of the Historical Association in 2003, the members have been researching, collecting and recording information regarding the Dunmanway area and its surrounds. Now in 2010 there are Posters and Folders in the Heritage Centre where the information has been recorded. The public ar...

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