Man-O-War & the Turk’s Head

Paper 214

Lecture – 1999

Author – Walsh, Jim

The author examines through the available sources the origin of the place name Man O’ War and associated Turk’s Head. The Man O’ War Inn is also discussed through contemporary descriptions from the early 18th century to the 1990’s.

Deed Memorials in the Registry of Deeds, 
Newspapers in Trinity College, i.e. Drogheda Independent, Dublin Journal, Dublin Advertiser
Irish Times, Dublin Intelligence, Freeman’s Journal, Evening Packet & Correspondent, 1834