This is the most comprehensive multi-disciplinary study ever undertaken on Wexford. Archaeologists, medievalists, Celtic scholars, geographers, placename scholars and historians of economics,
The fourth volume in the Irish County History Series. This is the most comprehensive multi-disciplinary study ever undertaken on Wexford. 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-nine original essays by distinguished scholars place Wexford in its local, national and European contexts.
William Nolan is lecturer in Geography, University College, Dublin.
All interested in getting to know Ireland through its regions. Wexford people at home and abroad. Suitable for both the academic and general reader.
18 Chapters, 564 pp, 51 plates, 57 figures
- Wexford in prehistory 500 B.C. to 300 A.D. by Geraldine Stout
- Logainmneacha Loch Garman by Séamas de Vál
- Anglo-Norman settlement in county Wexford by Billy Colfer
- Forth and Bargy – a place apart by Richard Roche
- English conquest of an Irish barony: the changing patterns of land ownership in the barony of Scarawalsh 1540-1640 by Henry Goff
- Life in Wexford port 1600-1800 by Nicholas Furlong
- The lost architecture of the Wexford plantation by Rolf Loeber and
- Magda Stouthamer-Loeber
- The estate system of county Wexford 1641-1876 by Daniel Gahan
- Two centuries of Catholicism in county Wexford by Patrick J. Corish
- The 1798 rebellion in county Wexford: United Irishman organisation membership, leadership by Louis Cullen
- The role of the Catholic Priest in the 1798 rebellion in county Wexford by Kevin Whelan
- The Cloney families of county Wexford by Sean Cloney
- Continuity and change in rural county Wexford in the nineteenth century by T. Jones-Hughes
- A transatlantic merchant fishery: Richard Welsh of New Ross and the Sweetmans of Newbawn in Newfoundland 1734-1862 by John Mannion
- Emigration from south Leinster to Eastern Upper Canada by Bruce Elliott
- Landmarks in early Wexford cartography by John Andrews
- The Browne families of county Wexford by Bernard Browne and Kevin Whelan
- County Wexford in maritime history by John de Courcy Ireland