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County Carlow
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Interdisciplinary essays on the History of an Irish County

Thomas McGrath (Ed.)
(December 2008)

ISBN 978-0-906602-386
Price: €60.00


Table of Contents

Michael Conry: The Personality of County Carlow: landscape and people.

Gillian F. Barrett: Early landscapes in County Carlow: an aerial perspective

Jenifer Ni Ghradaigh: Agha church: architectural iconography and building ambiguities.

Maire B. de Paor: St Moling, contemplative Christianity and the medieval landscape of South Carlow: Biblical style in the poem Gair na Gairbhe.

Michael O’Neill: The medieval churches and Old Leighlin Cathedral in County Carlow.

Adrian Empey: The Liberty and counties of Carlow in the high middle ages

Linda Doran: Medieval settlement hierarchy in Carlow and the ‘Carlow Corridor’ 1200-1550.

Colum Kenny: New Leighlin: an Anglo-Norman settlement.

Margaret Murphy: Tullow - from medieval manor to market town.

Kevin Down: Agriculture and the manorial economy in County Carlow in the late thirteenth century

Emmett O’Byrne: 'A divided loyalty': The MacMurroughs, the Irish of Leinster and the Crown of England 1340-1420.

Philomena Connolly: ‘The head and comfort of Leinster’: Carlow as the administrative capital of Ireland, 1361-1394

Robert MacCarthy: The Church of Ireland in County Carlow, 1549-2000.

William Nolan: County Carlow 1641-1660: Geography, landownership and society.

Catherine Ann Power: The origins and development of, c.1671 - 2000.

Thomas King: Carlow town and its hinterland in the eighteenth century.

Donal McCartney: Parliamentary representation and Electoral Politics in Carlow.

John McEvoy: The Carlow College Priest - from Australasia to the Americas.

Maura Duggan: United Irishmen, Orangemen and the 1798 rebellion in County Carlow.

Pádraig Ó Snodaigh: Ceatharlach i 1798 - nua amharc ar na staraithe.

Thomas McDonnell: Thomas A. Cobden, 1794-1842: An architect in County Carlow.

Fearghus O Fearghail: Cardinal Patrick Francis Moran of Leighlinbridge, 1830-1911.

R. Timothy Campbell and Stephen A. Royle: The country house and its demesne in County Carlow.

Jimmy O’Toole: The landed gentry in decline - A County Carlow perspective.

Eileen McGregor: Edward O’Toole, 1860-1943: Rathvilly schoolteacher and nationalist.

Thomas McGrath: Politics, eductaion and religion in the Age of Revolution: Bishop Patrick Foley of Kildare and Leighlin, 1896-1926.

Brian Donnelly: Local Government in County Carlow, 1899-1970.

Francis Devine: Pádraig Mac Gamhna, Paddy Bergin and labour in Carlow.

Caoimhín Ó Néill: An Ghaeilge i gCeatharloch - Athbheochan agus Athnuachan, 1972-2008.

Thomas King and Carmel Flahavan: County Carlow: A select bibliography.

Index of names and places.

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