Barrymore is a barony in the East Riding of County Cork.
It is the namesake of the de Barry family, the Old English family latterly created Earls of Barrymore. Barrymore is bordered by eight baronies:
- To the south-west, the Barony of Cork and the Barony of Cork City
- to the west, the Barony of Barretts
- To the north-west, Duhallow
- To the north, the Barony of Fermoy
- To the north-east, Condons and Clangibbon
- To the east, Kinnataloon
- To the south-east, Imokilly
"coextensive with the ecclesiastical deaneries of Olethan and Muscry Donnegan in the diocese of Cloyne, and Ocurblethan, in the diocese of Cork.
Civil parishes and settlements
- "Barrymore". The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland adapted to the new Poor-Law, Franchise, Municipal and Ecclesiastical arrangements ... as existing in 1844–45. I: A–C. Dublin: A. Fullarton & Co. 1846. p. 227. http://books.google.com/books?id=9rblf03SdkYC&vq=Barrymore&pg=PA227#q=Barrymore&f=false.
- Joyce, P.W. (c. 1880). "County Cork". Philips' Handy Atlas of the Counties of Ireland. London: George Philips & Son. p. 7. http://www.botanicgardens.ie/herb/census/philips/cork3.jpg.
- Barrymore: islands and archipelagos
- Smith. "ch.i". History of Cork. Bk I.
- Egerton MS., 75 B. M., as quoted in Copinger, W. A. (1893). "Book II–Chapter ii". Historical Notes to Smith's History of Cork. p. 175. http://archive.org/stream/ancientandprese00caulgoog#page/n201/mode/1up.
- Barry, E (1902). "I: Barrymores". Barrymore : records of the Barrys of County Cork from the earliest to the present time, with pedigrees. Cork: Guy & Co.. p. 18. http://archive.org/stream/barrymorerecords00barr#page/18/mode/1up.