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Akeroyd - The Wild Plants of Bere, Dursey, Whiddy and other Islands in Bantry Ba 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 (G 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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Bennett, The History of Bandon. Bennett, George. The History of Bandon. And the Principal Towns in the West Riding of County Cork. Cork, Francis Guy, Printer and Publisher / Fercor Press, 1973. 16,5 cm x 23,3 cm. Frontispiece – Portrait, VIII, 572 pages. Orgiinal Hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Keywords: Bandon, Irish History, Irish Local History, 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 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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Donovan, Sketches in Carbery. Donovan, Daniel. Sketches in Carbery, County Cork. Its Antiquities, History, Legends and Topography. Facsimile of the 1876 first edition. Cork, Miros Press, 1973. 12.5 cm x 18 cm. IX, 244 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.

Includes for Example: Old Milesian Families who settled in Carbery/ Skibbereen/ Dunmanway/ Clonakilty/ Kilbrittan Castle/ Ecclesiastical Ruins and Castles/ Baltimore/ Sir Thomas Crooke/ Algerine Invasion of Baltimore/ Lord Baltimore/ Migration of the O’Driscolls to Spain/ Battle of Rath/ Ilen River/ Abbey de Sancto Mauro/ Abbeystrewery/ St. Fachtnan First Bishop of Rosscarbery/ Innisherkin/ Franciscan Abbey/ Carptain Harvey/ Cape Clear/ The Gasconane Sound/ The Skeams/ Lough Hyne- the rapids, the lake, surrounding mountains, legend about the old castle/ Bill Barrett’s midnight visit in search of the golden treasure hidden beneath the castle/ Labhra Loingseach/ Bridget’s Chapel and Well at Lough Hyne/ Castlehaven/ Don Pedro de Zuibar/ The O’Donovans/ Castle Ivor/ Blind Harbour/ Dean Swift/ John Collins of Myross/ Castle Donovan/ The Cistercian Abbey of Carrigilehy/ Squince House, seat of the Clanloughlin O’Donovans/ Glandore/ Drs. Todd and Joyce/ Glandore Castle/ The Fisheries/ Lis-an-Earla and the legend of Tir-Na-Nogue/ Lough Adereen and the floating islands/ Philosopher Thompson and the cooperative communities/ Pouladuv/ Ballyverine House/ Coppinger’s Court/ Sir Walter Coppinger/ Benduff Castle/ The Morrises – Penn/ Rosscarbery/ Dr. Lynch, Kilalla/ Rev. John Power/ Ross Graveyard/ St. Brendan/ Hanmer and Camden on Ross/ Toumpleen-na-Fachna etc.

Keywords: Cork, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Topography, 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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Grant, White Goats and Black Bees. Grant, Donald. White Goats and Black Bees. Schull, Mizen Books, 1990. 14 x 21 cm. 316 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with some stronger signs of external wear only.

Contains among others the following chapters: Of Roses and Decisions; Cork and Kerry; A Priest by the Roadside; Retirement; Communication Means People; Land Hunger; Gales, Lambs and a Kitten; Two Goats in Kid; Settling Down; Goats Are for Tinkers; Christmas Candles on the the Mountain; A Ham in the Chimney etc.

Keywords: Irish History, West Cork

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