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Akeroyd - The Wild Plants of Bere, Dursey, Whiddy and other Islands in Bantry Bay. Akeroyd, John / Wolstenholme, Leander / Poole, Jenna / Atkinson, Wendy / Flynn, Paul / Janouchova, Marketa / Plant, Caroline / Fisher, Jenny. The Wild Plants of Bere, Dursey, Whiddy and other Islands in Bantry Bay. Photography by Robbie Murphy. Sherkin Island, Sherkin Marine Station, 2013. 8°. 240 pages. Original, illustrated Softcover. Excellent, as new condition. Signed by the editor.

Includes: The Environment and History of the Islands / Climate / Geology and Soils / Glacial Drift / Soil types / Vegetation / History of native vegetation / Outline of plant communities / Flora / Human history, land ownership and land use / Prehistory to the Middle Ages / 16th to 19th centuries – Invaders and Landlords / Castles, forts and towers / Population changes in the 19th to 20th centuries / History of Botanical Exploration / Historical outline / The Work of Botanists from Sherkin Island Marine Station / The Islands / Bere / Dursey / Whiddy / Garinish (Garnish Island) / Systematic Plant List of Bere, Dursey & Whiddy and other Islands of Bantry Bay / Pteridophytes: Ferns and Fern allies / Gymnosperms: conifers / Angiosperms: flowering plants / Charophytes: stoneworts / References / Index of Scientific Names / Inneacs de hAinmneacha GAeilge / Index of English Names //

Keywords: Bantry, Bantry Bay, Botanik, Botany, County Cork, Flora, Ireland, Irish Botany, Irish Flora, Irish Natural History, West Cork

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Anonymous. Ilnacullin: An Illustrated Guide to the Gardens of Ilnaculnacullin (Garnish Island). Anonymous. Ilnacullin: An Illustrated Guide to the Gardens of Ilnaculnacullin (Garnish Island). Ireland, National Parks and Monuments Service, 1982. 15 cm x 20.5 cm. 36 pages. Original pamphlet. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following essays: Self-guiding trail / Plant lists / Map of Ilnacullin / Historical background / Development of the gardens etc.

Keywords: Glengarriff, Ireland, Irish Geography, Irish History, Irish Plants, Tourism, West Cork

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Carroll, Ardfield/ Rathbarry Journal, No.3 2000-2001. Carroll, D. / Feen, T. / Collins, M. / Harte, A. (eds.). Ardfield/ Rathbarry Journal, No.3 (2000-2001). Dublin, ColourBooks, 2001. 17 x 24 cm. 112 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition. [Ardfield/ Rathbarry Journal]

Includes for example the following essays: The Fenian Guns / Dan Calnan of Dunnycove / McCarthys of the Galley / High Cross of Castlefreke / Sinking and Salvaging of the Steamship “Norwegian” / Goirtin na gCearc / The Battle of Bray / Bowling down Ardfield/ Rathbarry Way / Fr. Holland’s History of West Cork / The Master of Colaiste an tSleibhe etc.

Keywords: Irish History, West Cork

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James Coombes - Timoleague and Barryroe / Tigh Molaige agus Barracha Rua. Coombes, James. Timoleague and Barryroe / Tigh Molaige agus Barracha Rua. Timoleague, Muintir Na Tire (Friary Preservation Committee), 1969. 8°. Frontispiece, 85 pages with one folded map and one folded plan. Illustrated Softcover. Some clear signs of wear to the binding. Internally very clean and in excellent condition. Very Rare local publication.

Contents / Reim an Leabhair: Early Colonists. Antiquities, St.Molaga, The Old Parishes, The Cistercians in Abbeymahon, The Coming of the Normans, The Melting Pot, More Irish than the Irish, The Franciscans, A Princely Benefactor, Ornaid don Tir seo Trath, The Religious House of Clogagh, The Gathering Storm, Church of Silence, Years of Indecision, Hammer and Anvil, Mounteen Castle, An Incident of the Nine Years War, Ireland Pacified, A Flicker of Hope, A Wandering Scholar, A Forgotten Martyr, Indian Summer, A Brathair Bocht, The War of the Three Kingdoms, The Maid of Coolim, Cromwellian Times, Bennett of Bandon, Cogadh Ri Sheamais, The McCarthys of Timoleague and La Martiere, Penal Night, One Small Head, The Hidden Ireland, Holy Wells, An Tine Bheo: 1778 and 1803, Rural Unrest, Ballinascarthy Tithe Meeting, The Friary in Modern Times, Fishing, James Redmond Barry, Pre-Famine Fisheries, Rural Pastimes, Farming etc., The Church of Ireland, 19th Century Timoleague, Courtmacsherry in the 19th Century, The Great Famine, Courtmacsherry Lifeboat Station, Tribune to the People, Barryroe Parish Churches, Fortunes of the Irish Language, The Land War, Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Light Railway, Timoleague Parish Church, The Struggle for Freedom, Barryroe Cooperative Society, Lettercollum Convent, Appendix with Surnames of Ibane and Barryroe //

Keywords: Irish History, Timoleague, West Cork

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Coppeen Archeological Historical & Cultural Society. Coppeen - A Glimpse Of The Coppeen Archeological Historical & Cultural Society. Coppeen – A Glimpse Of The Past. [With a small chapter on “Michael Collins and Beal Na mBLÀTH” by Michael Galvin and CAHCS]. First Edition. Coppeen, Solas Nua Publications, 2007. 14,5 x 20,5 cm. 137 pages. Original Softcover. Very good+ condition. Minimal signs of wear on the cover.

Includes for example: A Guide Map of the Area / Coppeen Village 1840 – 2007 / Cahirvagliair Ring Fort / Stone Circles / Regrets for Bengour Creamery / Kinneigh Roudn Tower / Michael Collins and Beal Na mBLÀTH / Local Ghost Stories / The West Cork Railway / The Fair of Ballabuidhe / Seanfhocail / Gurranriegh Famine Monument / etc. etc.

Keywords: Irish History, West Cork

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Department of the Environment, An Introduction to the Architectural Heritage of West Cork. Department of the Environment, Heritage & Local Government. An Introduction to the Architectural Heritage of West Cork. Ireland, Government of Ireland, 2011. 21 cm x 21 cm. 120pages with numerous photographs throughout. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Keywords: Irish History, West Cork

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Glebe, Wandlungen in der Kulturlandschaft und Agrargesellschaft im Kleinfarmgebi Glebe, Günther. Wandlungen in der Kulturlandschaft und Agrargesellschaft im Kleinfarmgebiet der Beara- und Iveragh-Halbinsel/Südwestirland. Düsseldorf, Geographische Institut der Universität Düsseldorf, 1977. 17 x 24cm. 310 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und 6 Faltkarten. Softcover / Originale Broschur. Sehr guter Zustand, nur minimal bestossen. Düsseldorfer Geographische Schriften (Heft 6).

Entlhält u.a. – Der Naturraum / Die historichen Grundzüge eines Verharrungsraumes / Agrarverfassung und Besitzerverhältnisse in der Phase der Grundherrenherrschaft um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts / Wandlungen in der Agrarverfassung durch die staatliche Agrargesetzgebung im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert / Wandlungen im agrarsozialen Geflüge unter Einfluß der Entvölkerung zwischen 1850 und 1946 / Wandlungen im ländlichen Flur- und Siedlungsgefüge / Bevölkerung / Die Landwirtschaft – Struktur und jüngere Wandlungen / Struktur und Wandel in der Viehwirtschaft / Die agrarsozialen Strukturen auf der Beara- und Iveragh-Halbinsel / Die Folgerscheinungen des demographischen und sozialen Wandels in der Kulturlandschaft / Maßnahmen und Möglichkeiten zur Verbesserung der Wirtschaftsstruktur im Kleinfarmgebiet der Beara und Iveragh

Keywords: Agrarwirtschaft, Beara, Beara Peninsula, Geographie, Ireland, Irish Agriculture, Irish History, Kulturlandschaften, Small Farm Area West Cork, West Cork

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Graves - Ireland Revisited. Graves, Charles. Ireland Revisited. With 33 Illustrations. London, Hutchinson & Co., (1949). 8°. VII, 200 pages. Original Hardcover without dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.

The great black-and-white photographs include: Fairy Glen of Glendalough, Schooling at Ardenode Stud Chase Course, Schooling a novice jumper at Ballymore Eustace, Broodmares at the Aga Khan’s stud – The Solent, Roseton and Alfans, Part of the Guinness Navy on the Liffey, Hurling at Croke Park, Mizen’s stark grandeur, Parknasilla of the Palm Trees, Muckross Abbey, an ugly name for a beautiful ruin, The ass and the peat and the hills of Kerry, A peat mine, The last of the Claddagh, Swan Estuary at Galway, The Irish farmer’s best friend – the greyhound in his natural habitat, Killary Bay with local fauna, Tranorossan Bay etc.

Keywords: Irish History, Mizen, Mizen Head, Mizen Peninsula, West Cork

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Healy, The 'Zenith' Disaster 1895. Healy, Adrain, The ‘Zenith’ Disaster 1895. A Vivid Account of the Tragic Loss of Lives off the South West Cork Coast 100 Years Ago. Villages of Leap and Glandore Mourn the Deaths of Young and Old. First Edition. Skibbereen, Skibbereen Printers Ltd., 1995. 15 x 21 cm. 44 pages. Original Softcover. Stapled. Very good+ condition. Some minor staining.

Keywords: Irish History, Irish Maritime History, Irish Nautical History, West Cork

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Under the Shadow of Suífinn - Perspectives of Kilcrohane. McCarthy, Ann. Under the Shadow of Suífinn – Perspectives of Kilcrohane. Kilcrohane, Ann McCarthy, 2001. 8°. VI, 126 pages. Original Softcover in very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Inscribed and signed by the author.

Keywords: Sheep's Head Peninsula, Bantry, Irish History, Kilcrohane, Sheep's Head, West Cork

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