Shanakiel?

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I'm into genealogy tracing maternal side at the mo, Irish Grandad served with British Army in WW1. I have his number and regt and all his pension details but keep coming across "Shanakiel".
Mum tells me it was/is an ex-service mens home/hospital in Cork City.
I want to track Grandad's medical docs from his time in there.
Mum says he suffered with a chest ailment of some sort....she is heading toward 80 so the memory is a little hazy to say the least.

So...anyone heard of Shanakiel or know anything about the place??


I have spoken to people at Shanakiel District Hospital they hold no records from when it was a BMH.
 

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