Includes a topographical information section that lists historical and archaeological details of over 1,200 sites and an essay, all tracing the development of the city of Armagh from its earliest origins to 1900.
Galway is the twenty-eight in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas Series, which assembles topographical documentations on the development of Irish towns and publishes them as individual fascicles. CD-ROM included.
Volume II brings together the first six towns of the `Irish Historic Towns Atlas' series, previously published as individual fascicles. These towns - Maynooth, Downpatrick, Kilkenny, Bray, Fethard, and Trim - illustrate characteristic periods of town formation in Ireland.
A comprehensive account of Irish tiles, detailing their manufacture, the main types and decorative techniques, it also gives a full inventory of the 88 sites where tiles have been located, a descriptive catalogue and visual index of the 505 known designs.
This illustrated study offers an overview of Irish primary education at a time of momentous change. The authors use the data from the 1824 British parliamentary Inquiry to carry out a statistical analysis of the Irish schools system.
Eamon de Valera has often been characterised as a stern, un-bending, devious and divisive Irish politician. Diarmuid Ferriter challenges this caricature using letters, documents and photographs. This book chronicles the extraordinary career of the most significant politician of modern Irish history.
An almost mythical narrative has grown up around Sean Lemass and his career as Taoiseach from 1959 to 1966. He was responsible for not one, but two economic revolutions in Ireland during his time in the Department of Industry and Commerce. This book introduces the many facets of Lemass.
GBS was the first great brand – discover how he created this most modern of concepts. The fourth book in the Royal Irish Academy’s award-winning ‘Judging’ series looks at the legacy of George Bernard Shaw, Nobel prizewinner for literature.
This biography by a leading Irish historian uses sources not previously consulted to examine Cosgrave's career as local politician, rebel, minister, head of government for nearly ten years, and opposition leader.