Slouching Towards Bantry

A journey is a hallucination. -- Flann O'Brien

Friday, February 24, 2006

The Last Chieftan


Michael Joe O'Sullivan (see below) is likely a distant descendent of the last Celtic chiefs to rule in Ireland before being defeated by English forces in 1602. At left is the ruins of Dunboy Castle near Castletownbere, a vestige from the O'Sullivan clan's 300-year reign.

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