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County Kildare
Kildare History & Society

Interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish County

Kildare cover
William Nolan, Thomas McGrath (editors)

ISBN: 978-0-906602-57-7
160x240 mm, c.800 pages, hardback
Extensive figures, plates & illustrations
Published Dec. 2006
RRP: €60.00

Out of Print

This is the seventeenth volume in the Irish County History & Society series.


John McKenna: Foreword.

Patrick J. Duffy (NUIM): The territorial identity of Kildare’s landscapes.

Padraig Clancy (Margaret Gowen Consultants): The Curragh: a prehistoric landscape.

Gillian Barrett (Wolverhampton): Discovering Kildare’s ‘Hidden’ landscapes: archaeological air survey, 1989-2000.

Cathy Swift (NUIM): Brigid, Patrick and the kings of Kildare, AD 640-850.

Emmett O’Byrne (UCD): Conflict and change: the Irish of Kildare 1000-1269.

Michael O’Neill (Architectural Historian): The medieval parish churches of Kildare.

Colm Lennon (NUIM): The FitzGeralds of Kildare and the building of a dynastic image 1500 -1630.

Steven G. Ellis: Bastard feudalism and the Kildare rebellion, 1534-35: the character of rebel support.

William Nolan (UCD): Kildare from the documents of conquest: the monastic extents 1540 and the civil survey 1654-1656.

Thomas McGrath (TCD): Bishops of Kildare and Leighlin 1715-1819: pastoral, political, and educational contexts.

Toby Barnard (Hertford College, Oxford): Mrs Conolly and Castletown 1720-1752.

Mary Burke (St Patrick’s College of Education, Drumcondra, Dublin): Society and Settlement on the Drogheda estate in county Kildare, c.1750-1840.

Christopher Woods (RIA): Theobald Wolfe Tone and county Kildare.

Mario Corrigan (Kildare County Library): The battle of Rathangan, 24-28 May 1798.

Liam Chambers (UL): Patrick O’Kelly and the interpretation of the 1798 rebellion in county Kildare.

Arnold Horner (UCD): Developing the bogs of county Kildare: reports to the bogs commissioners 1809-1814.

Karel Kiely (Kildare County Library): Poverty and famine in county Kildare 1820-1850.

Con Costello (Kildare Archaeological Society): John O’Donovan’s Curragh.

William Nolan: The land of Kildare: valuation, ownership and occupation 1850-1906.

Frank Taaffe (Solicitor): Athy and the Great War.

Terence Dooley (NUIM): IRA activity in Kildare during the war of independence.

Liam Kenny (General Council of County Councils): Kildare County Council 1919-1921.

Brian Donnelly (National Archives Ireland): Local Government in Kildare, 1920-1970.

Maria Luddy (University of Warwick): Sources for the history of women in county Kildare.

Proinnsias Breathnach (NUIM) and Chris van Egerat (UCD): The equine industry in county Kildare.

David Gorry (Scoil Mhuire, Clane): Population in county Kildare – change, contrast and challenges.

Desmond Egan (Poet): Poem: Kildare

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