Thomas Conolly (1823-76) of Castletown House and the social networking of power
'Modest and civil people'
Religion and society in medieval Galway
The town of Galway occupied a unique situation in medieval Ireland. Conspicuously English in its religious and political allegiances, it existed in an overwhelmingly Gaelic hinterland, far from...
Author/Editor: Rachel Moss and Cólman Ó Clabaigh OSB
Country House Collections
Their lives and afterlives
Country houses have been defined by their contents as much as by their architecture, landscapes and the families who occupied them. They have boasted assemblies ranging from antiquities,...
Author/Editor: Terence Dooley & Christopher Ridgway, editors
Early modern Duhallow, c.1534-1641
The crisis, decline and fall of Irish lordship
In the sixteenth century the Duhallow region of north-west Co. Cork was one of the most indisputably Irish parts of Ireland. Characterized geographically by the mountainous boggy lands...
Author/Editor: David Heffernan