Rathcoole and the United Irish Rebellions, 1798–1803
Valentine Lawless, Lord Cloncurry, 1773–1853
From United Irishman to liberal politician
This study of Valentine Lawless, 2nd Lord Cloncurry (1773–1853), provides a fresh perspective on the life of a late eighteenth-century/early nineteenth-century Irishman. During his sixty years in public...
Author/Editor: Karina Holton
The Kirwan murder case, 1852
A glimpse of the Irish Protestant middle class in the mid-nineteenth century
This book relates the story of the controversial trial, conviction and imprisonment of William Burke Kirwan, a Dublin artist, for the murder of his wife, Sarah, in...
Author/Editor: Suzanne Leeson
Landholding in the new English settlement of Hacketstown, Co. Carlow, 1635–1875
The new Protestant settlement in the lordship of Clonmore, centred around Hacketstown, proved resilient to the 1641 rebellion and attracted investment, including by Dublin bureaucrats and landed and...
Author/Editor: Oliver Whelan