Irish villages

Studies in local history


Karina Holton, Brian Ó Daláigh & Liam Clare, editors

Hardback €49.50
Catalogue Price: €55.00
ISBN: 1-85182-766-8
September 2003. 320pp; ills.

This significant book is the first attempt to understand the problems of evolution in Irish villages from the local perspective. These essays contrast and compare particular villages from a wide geographical and temporal range, dealing with landlord, industrial, fishing and medieval villages.

Karina Holton is co-editor of Irish Fairs and Markets (2001). Brian Ó Daláigh is co-editor of Irish Townlands (1998). Liam Clare is the author of Victorian Bray: a town adapts to changing times (1998). All the editors are post-graduates of NUI Maynooth's Studies in Local History programme.