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Limerick History and Society
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Interdisciplinary essays on the History of an Irish County

Editors: Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Liam Irwin, Matthew Potter

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Table of Contents

Bishop John Fleming: The formation of the medieval church in Limerick

Brian Hodkinson: The Medieval City

Emmet O'Byrne: The Irish, the Common Law and the Crown

Colm J. Donnelly: The defensive life of Limerick’s medieval tower houses

Clodagh Tait: Broken heads and trampled hats: rioting in Limerick in 1599

Colm Lennon: Religious and social change in early modern Limerick: the testimony of the Sexton family papers

Pádrai Lenihan: Ballaí Luimnigh: the sieges of Limerick

David Fleming: Limerick’s eighteenth-century economy

Ruan O'Donnell: The United Irishmen in Limerick, 1791-8

Úna Nic Éinrí: Ó Bharr Féile to Dún Diamhair: Ceiliúradh Luimnigh i bhFilíocht na Máighe san Ochtú hAois Déag

P.J. O'Connor: Growth and Development of Co. Limerick’s Leading Towns

Judith Hill: Barracks, asylum and model school: public architecture in Limerick from the late eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth century

Patrick F. Wallace: Images of Askeaton before the Great Famine

Gerard Curtin: Land tenure, farm economy, labour and society in west Limerick

Breandán Ó Madagáin: The Irish Tradition in Limerick

John Moulden: Limerick ballad makers, printers, singers and sellers, 1785-1880

Matthew Potter: The Evolution of Local Government in Limerick City since 1800

S.C. O’Mahony: Emigration from the Workhouses of Limerick, 1848-1859

Gerard Moran: The Emergence of Popular Politics in County Limerick, 1868-1874

Liam Irwin: Thomas Johnson Westropp

Michael V. Spillane: The 4th Earl of Dunraven (1841-1926): local realities and ‘conciliation’ politics

Tom Hayes: A virtuous alliance: Muscular and musical Christianity in late nineteenth century Limerick

Jonathan Cherry: Landlords, estates, demesnes and mansion houses in county Limerick c.1870-c.1920

John Logan: Frugal Comfort: Housing Limerick’s Labourers and Artisans, 1841-1946

Jason Begley: The impact of the Anglo-Irish Economic War 1932-38 on the agricultural sector in Limerick city and county

Des McCafferty: Aspects of socio-economic development in Limerick City since 1970: a geographer’s perspective

Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh: ‘Writing Limerick’: historians and other chroniclers

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