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Cavan: History & Society

May 5, 2020 |

Description

County Cavan in the north midlands of Ireland encompasses 193,500 hectares (478,148 acres) of land and water and is the nineteenth largest of Ireland’s thirty-two counties. Its landscape is characterised by small rounded hills, known as drumlins, interspersed with … Read More

Plantation – Aspects of seventeenth-century Ulster society

May 5, 2020 |

The plantation of Ulster in the early seventeenth century was an episode of critical importance in the history of Ireland, the legacy of which is still apparent today. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this collection of essays, arising from two conferences … Read More

Perspectives on the making of the Cavan landscape

May 5, 2020 |

Duffy, P.J. (1995) Perspectives on the making of the Cavan landscape. In: Cavan: essays on the history of an Irish county. Irish Academic Press, Dublin, pp. 14-36. ISBN 0-7165-2554-2

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The Heart’s Townland: marking boundaries in Ulster

May 5, 2020 |

Townlands: territorial signatures of landholding and identity

Duffy, Patrick (2004) Townlands: territorial signatures of landholding and identity. In: The heart’s townland: marking boundaries in Ulster. The Ulster Local History Trust in association with The Cavan-Monaghan Rural Development Co-operative Society, pp. … Read More

The Evolution of Estate Properties in South Ulster 1600 – 1900

May 5, 2020 |

Duffy, P.J. (1988) The Evolution of Estate Properties in South Ulster 1600 – 1900. In: Common ground: essays on the historical geography of Ireland presented to T. Jones Hughes. Cork University Press, Cork, Ireland, pp. 84-109. ISBN 0 902561 53 … Read More

One Inch Maps

May 2, 2020 |

The One Inch series of Ordnance maps first appeared in 1858 based on reductions of the six-inch county maps of the time. The sheets were split and regrouped into the now familiar 205 sheets which cover the entire country. By … Read More

O’Connell Diocese of Kilmore

May 1, 2020 |

Phillip O’Connell’s The Diocese of Kilmore: Its History and Antiquities tells the story of the diocese from the coming of St. Patrick to Ireland in the 5th century until the early 20th century. The diocese of Kilmore encompasses most of … Read More

Revolution in Tullyhunco

May 1, 2020 |

Review from The Anglo Celt

A new book called ‘Revolution in Tullyhunco’ by Tomás O’Raghallaigh (79), a retired national school teacher from Killeshandra, has brought local history life as SEAN MCMAHON found out when he caught up with the author … Read More

Eight Townlands

May 1, 2020 |

Introduction

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

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