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Clare: History and Society
Clare: History and Society

Matthew Lynch, Patrick Nugent (Ed.)

28 Chapters, 789 Pages, 95 Plates, 37 Figures
ISBN 978-0-906602-393
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This is the eighteenth volume in the County History and Society Series.


Chapter 1: The Churches of Medieval Ireland, by Peter Harbison
Chapter 2: Maintaining the Marches: Seigneur, Sept and Settlement in Anglo-Norman Thomond, by David Nally
Chapter 3: Continuity and Change: Donnchadh O'Brien, Fourth Earl of Thomond (d. 1624), and the Anglicisation of the Thomond Lordship, by Bernadette Cunningham
Chapter 4: The Interrelationship Between Population and Settlement in County Clare in the Seventeenth Century: The Evidence from the 1659 "Census", by Patrick Nugent
Chapter 5: A History of Urban Origins and Village Formation in County Claire, by Brian Ó Dálaigh
Chapter 6: Scríobhaithe Lámhschríbhinní Gaeilge I gContae an Chlár 1700-1900, by Eilís Ní Dheá
Chapter 7: 'Our Native Tongue Most Shamefully Rejected': Education, Print Culture and English Literature in Eighteenth Century Ennis, by Michael J. Griffin
Chapter 8: Reaching 'The Unawakened Multidue': Christian Evangelical Progress in County Clare, by David J. Butler
Chapter 9: Catholic Emancipation and the Election of Daniel O' Connell in 1828, by Kieran Sheedy
Chapter 10: Terry Alts: The Rise and Fall of an Agrarian Secret Society, by Flannan Enright
Chapter 11: The Years of the Great Famine, Ciarán Ó Murchadha
Chapter 12: Emigration from the Workhouses of County Clare 1848-59, by Chris O'Mahony
Chapter 13: Colonel George Wyndham, 1st Baron Leconfield (1787-1869) and his Estate in County Clare, by Matthew Lynch
Chapter 14: County Clare in Photographs, by Sonia Schorman and others
Chapter 15: Another Clare: Ranchers and Moonlighters, 1700-1945, by Brendan Ó Cathaoir
Chapter 16: Eugene O'Curry 1794-1862: Pioneer of Irish Scholarship, by Breandán Ó Madagáin
Chapter 17: The Irish Republican Brotherhood in Clare 1858-1871, by Eva Ó Cathaoir and Mathúin Mac Fheorais
Chapter 18: Citizen Cusack and Clare's Gaelic Games, by Daniel McCarthy
Chapter 19: The Irish Language in County Clare in the Early Twentieth Century: a Census-Based Perspective, by Máire Ní Chiosáin
Chapter 20: Fishing Communities of the Clare Coast, by Crístóir Mac Cárthaigh
Chapter 21:Documenting the Tradition: The Work of the Irish Folklare Commission and Some of its Collectors in Count Clare, by Patrica Lysaght
Chapter 22: Measuring Heads, Bodies and Evaluating Family Farming and Occupational Continuities: Revisiting the 1931-36 Harvard Anthropological Survey of County Clare/Ireland
Chapter 23: A Lifetime in Hurling, by Jimmy Smyth
Chapter 24: Traditional Music in County Clare, by Niall Keegan
Chapter 25: 'A Dub in Clare': Tom Munnelly, Folklore Collection, by Rínach Uí Ógáin
Chapter 26: Edna O'Brien: 'Psychic and Moral Historian', by Maureen O'Connor
Chapter 27: 'Go, Move, Shift': Travellers in Twentieth Century County Clare, by Bryan Fanning
Chapter 28: County Clare in Local Studies, by Noel Crowley
Postscript: Eulogy by Brian Cowen, T.D., At the Graveside of Former President, Doctor. Patrick Hillery on 16 April 2008

Cliffs of Moher with Four People Seated at Round Table c.1910 (MacNamara Collection, Clare County Library)

St Bridget's Well, Liscannor (Sonia Schorman)

Fishing for Lobster next to George's Head, Kilkee, in 2005 (Anne Burke)

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