This is the fifth volume in the series of publications ancillary to the `New History of Ireland' and a companion to Walker's earlier volume `Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland 1801-1922'. Packed with core data revealing of the mindset of the Irish electorate, it is a useful resource for any historian of modern Ireland.
This new historical atlas of Rathmines explores the vibrant Dublin suburb through word, map and image. The emergence of Rathmines from village through township to suburb of Dublin is explained in a thoroughly researched text, illustrated with thematic maps, early views and photographs.
Renaissance Galway is the next ancillary publication from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas. The subject of the book is the remarkable `pictorial map' of Galway, which was produced in the mid-seventeenth century.
This third instalment in the Dublin atlas series from the 'Irish Historic Towns Atlas' traces the history and development of Dublin through the late 18th and early 19th centuries, through large-scale maps and text with detailed topographical information on the evolution of the city.
This correspondence, unpublished and almost unknown until now, opens up to us the world of a great Irish scholar in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. These letters are published and commented upon for the first time by the leading medievalist, Richard Sharpe FBA, Professor of Diplomatic at Oxford and Fellow of Wadham College.
This annotated and select bibliography of the published material relating to the important site of Tara addresses the interests of varied readers, be they linguistic, literary, historical or archaeological specialists.
During 1899 and 1902, members of the British-Israel Association of London came to County Meath to dig up the Hill of Tara in a quest for the Ark of the Covenant. Their activity provoked protests and an ideological clash between imperialism and nationalism. Mairead Carew pieces together the story in lively and meticulous detail.
This volume presents the surviving texts and scholarly works inspired by the real and the legendary St Brendan in the form of a critical bibliography. It lists primary and secondary material as well as studies of the Brendan legend.