June 2nd – 8th 1916

An advertisement was published in the newspapers citing ‘Cureox’ as one of the best remedies ever produced for the cure of curd in the stomach of young calves. The symptoms of curd were defined as ‘stretching neck and body and grinding teeth’. Among those to vouch for the product’s effectiveness was K. Leahy from Ballytrasna, Fermoy, who was quoted as saying that it saved the life of one of his calves.

The death of Mrs J. Cleary, at a ripe age, meant Tallow bade farewell to one of its oldest and most respected inhabitants. She was described as a credit to the parish which was apparent by the large gathering present at her funeral. Meanwhile, the death of Mr D. Cussen, Ballinalard at the early age of 39 years, occasioned much regret in his locality. He had been married less than a year and left a wife and an infant child behind. He was a native of Galbally. Meanwhile, news reached Dr Thomas O’Brien, Ard na Greine, Mitchelstown that his eldest son Thomas Kevin, Lieutenant, Connacht Rangers had been killed in action whilst fighting in WW1 on May 31st.

At Fermoy Sessions, Constable Norris summoned Patrick O’Mahony for obstruction in the discharge of his duties on 29th April, and also summoned his mother, Johannah O’Mahony, for being drunk and disorderly. The defendants resided at Pound Lane. Dr R. S. Baylor, solicitor appeared for the defendants who were each fined 10s and costs.

Among those to attend a meeting of the North East Cork Executive of the United Irish League in the Council Chamber, Fermoy, were J. Shinnich, Fermoy;, P. O’Connell, Ballyhooly; M. Kelleher, Glanworth; B. Dorgan, Rathcormac and D. Riordan, Araglin. Attendees reaffirmed their confidence in the Irish Parliamentary Party under the leadership of John Redmond, but demanded the immediate release of the prisoners who had been arrested in Mitchelstown, Fermoy, Castlelyons and Conna districts following the rebellion in Dublin.

The Community of the Good Shepherd, Sunday’s Well expressed most grateful thanks to the Very Rev. Father Kevin for his eloquent sermon on May 14th and to all their benefactors who contributed on the occasion and to the collectors in the various churches for their kind assistance. Amongst those singled out for particular praise were Very Rev. Thomas Morrison, P.P., Kilworth; Very Rev. W. Canon Rice, Mitchelstown and Very Rev. J. Canon Moore, P.P., Rathcormac.

A black mare jennet, with a white speck on the left side of its neck strayed from its owner John Connory, Killavullen. The animal was a little lame in the hind leg and was described as being ‘stripped in the thighs from a broken britchen’. The person finding it was to be rewarded.

Sarah Jane Rowe began her claim for £2,500 compensation at Fermoy Quarter Sessions for the loss of her husband, Head-Constable Rowe, who was killed at Castlelyons on May 2nd.