of Tournafulla, SW Co.Limerick,
Apparently came back to Ireland in 1908-1911.
Lived at Ballinacourty, S of Castleconnell, Co.Limerick. The house list in the 1911 census shows they are in by far the biggest house in Ballinacourty townland. So this must be Ballinacourty House.
They are listed in 1911 census at Ballinacourty. He is J.P. for Limerick city and county, and merchant. They have 2 servants and a governess.
Listed in [Thom's, 1914, p.1217] as J.P. for Limerick city, living Ballinacourty.
Mayor of Limerick: He was Mayor of Limerick 1916 and 1917. (He was succeeded by the nationalist Phons O'Mara.)
He was a Member of the Irish Convention 1917-18.
See entry on p.1108 of [Walford's County Families, 1919]. Listed as a J.P. and D.L. for Limerick. Living at Ballinacourty.
Living Ballinacourty at son's death 1923.
He is listed as a "former" J.P. for Limerick city on p.1323 of [Thom's, 1925]. Living at Ballinacourty.
Death report says he went to live in England after Irish independence. But it seems he kept Ballinacourty.
He is listed on p.371 of [Thom's, 1940]. This lists his residence as Ballinacourty and Swinley Wood, South Ascot, Berkshire.
He died Ascot, May 1944, age 83 yrs.
See report in Kerryman, May 20, 1944.
Emma died 2 Mar 1946, age 81 yrs.
Ballinacourty House, Castleconnell, was put up for sale in 1947. See item in Limerick Leader, May 26, 1947.
Sir Stephen and Emma had issue:
Stephen Quin (later Sir Stephen Quin) lived here.
He is listed there in [Ashe's Directory, 1891-92].
He was living there in 1893.
Gone by 1900.
The house survives.
See NIAH entry.
Painting of Shannon Lawn, Limerick, 1869.
For sale 2013 at Whyte's.
NIAH confirms this is the North Circular Road house. The tower has been demolished.
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