Moygara Castle, County Sligo and the O’Gara's of Coolavin
Carrick, County Wexford
Ireland’s first Anglo-Norman stronghold
Carrick, Co. Wexford, is one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood medieval sites in Ireland. Built in the autumn and winter of 1169 by Robert Fitz Stephen,...
Author/Editor: Denis Shine, Michael Potterton, Stephen Mandal & Catherine McLoughlin, editors
Charles Owen O’Conor, the O’Conor Don
Landlordism, liberal Catholicism and unionism in nineteenth-century Ireland
This book uncovers the world of Charles Owen O’Conor, the O‘Conor Don (1838–1906), one of the most prominent Catholic landlords and Liberal MPs of his generation. The scion of the last high...
Author/Editor: Aidan Enright
Ireland Encastellated, AD 950–1550
Insular castle-building in its European context
Despite an ever-expanding literature on Irish castles, the relationships between the castle-building tradition in Ireland and those of contemporary Europe have attracted very little attention among Irish scholars....
Author/Editor: Tadhg O'Keeffe