The remains of the
house built for Alice Tinneny by her aunt Catherine Tinneny
when she returned to Goladuff from years of working in
America. Built high on a hill overlooking the river and
Galoon Bridge in the 1920s, it was called the house that
poteen built due to the fact that the builders were said to be
continually under the influence of poteen. A very old
structure, comprised of 2 houses under one roof, was formerly
on the site. Throughout the 1800s Bernard Tinneny and
his family lived in one house and Yellow Phil Tinneny and his
family lived in the other. Among others, this site is
the homeplace of Tommy Tinneny who settled in Cullion and his
descendants presently in England.
The remains in 1996 of
house. He was the son of Big John Tinneny and brother of
Yankee Pat. This is where Francis raised his family
including Hugh Tinneny, the father of Hubert presently of
HUGH TINNENY'S HOUSE
These few stone were all that remained of the
little stone house in what was called "The hollow"
or "Hughdie's land" on Goladuff.
occupied the house in the early 1800s and his children Mary,
Frank and Hugh occuppied it into the early 1900s. This
is the ancestral homeplace of the family presently in
Derrykenny, Newtownbutler (the Murrays) and in Hartlepool,
England and The Murphy's in New Jersey, USA among others.
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