County History & Society Series
Interdisciplinary essays on the History of an Irish County
Timothy P. O'Neill, William Nolan (Ed.)
1055 pp, 113 plates, 66 figures
ISBN 0 906602 90 4
[ out of print ]
The 11th volume in the Irish County History Series. This is the most comprehensive multi-disciplinary study ever undertaken on Offaly. Archaeologists, medievalists, Celtic scholars, geographers, placename scholars and historians of economics, culture and politics combine to provide an attractive account of this key region.
Twenty-five original essays by distinguished scholars place Kilkenny in its local, national and European contexts.
William Nolan is lecturer in Geography, University College, Dublin.
Timothy P. O'Neill is lecturer in History, University College, Dublin
All interested in getting to know Ireland through its regions. Offaly people at home and abroad. Suitable for both the academic and general reader
228 x 152 mm, 1000 pp, over 100 illustrations
The use of wetland in north-west Offaly from pre-historic times onward
Early Christian settlement, society and economy in Offaly
The early church in Offaly
St. Ciaran of Saigher
Religion and politics in early Christian Offaly
Settlement in early medieval Offaly
The lordship of O'Connor Faly 1520-1570
The O'Carrolls of Offaly: their relations with the Dublin authorities in the sixteenth century
The changing borders of the Ely O'Carroll lordship
An Elizabethan map of Leix and Offaly: cartography, topography and architecture, J.H. Andrews and Rolf Loeber
Jacobite Offaly, 1689-91
The world of goods and county Offaly in the early eighteenth century
Castles and fortifications of Offaly c.1500-1815
In pursuit of the 'Main' chance: the North family of Offaly and New England, 1700-1776
Perspectives on Laurence Parsons, 2nd earl of Rosse
Tullamore in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Missing persons: Edenderry under the Blundells and the Downshires, 1707-1922
King's county in 1798
The Great Famine in Offaly
Landlordism in King's county in the nineteenth century
From King's county to 'Quinnsland'
Political developments in King's county, 1868-1885
The Irish language in county Offaly
Clara: a midland industrial town 1900-1923
From King's county to Offaly: Dáil Éireann and local government during the years of the Irish revolution
'The land for the people the road for the bullock', Lia Fáil 1957-'60
Offaly tradition: the Gaelic Athletic Association
The industrial development of Offaly bogland in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
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