Extending from Youghal in
of the county
to the borders of Kerry in the
west, the city of Cork was included in this brigade area. Its southern limit was at Ballinhassig and its northern boundary at
There were two
battalions in the city (north and south of the river Lee) and others were centered at Cobh, Donoughmore, Macroom,
Ballinhassig, Ballincollig, Carrignavar, Ballyvourney, Passage
West and Youghal.
an area extending from Ballynoe, north of Midleton,
to the Kerry border west of Millstreet and Newmarket. It was bordered on the
south by the Mushera mountains and on the north by the Limerick county
located at Fermoy, Castletownroche, Mitchelstown, Charleville, Mallow,
In May 1921,
Brigade was formed by dividing Cork No. 2 Brigade area. The 4th. Brigade
area encompassed the north-west of the county and took
in the towns of Charleville, Mallow, Kanturk, Newmarket and
Millstreet among others.
Extended from Ballinhassig
(15 miles from Cork city) towards the Kerry border in the west and reaching
the Atlantic seaboard in the south/south-west.
centered at Bandon, Clonakilty, Dunmanway, Skibbereen, Bantry and