BALLINAHASSIG, a village

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

BALLINAHASSIG, a village, in that part of the parish of BALLINABOY, which is in the barony of KERRICURRIHY, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 6 miles (S.) from Cork, on the road to Kinsale; containing 147 inhabitants. It was distinguished as the scene of a battle which took place in 1600, between a party of English and the insurgent forces under the command of Florence McCarthy. Here are mills belonging to Mr. D. Keller, capable of making 7000 barrels of flour annually, which, together with three or four houses and about twice as many cabins, constitute the village. Fairs are held on May 2nd, June 29th, Aug. 10th, and Sept. 29th; and here is a dispensary. It is the head of a R. C. union or district, comprising the parishes of Ballinaboy, Dunderrow, and Templemichael-de-Duagh, and containing chapels at Ballyheedy and Killeedy Hill.—See BALLINABOY.

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