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Allen F.P.M., The Presentation Brothers, Volume 1: Under the authority of the Bi Allen F.P.M., D.H. The Presentation Brothers, Volume 1: Under the authority of the Bishops, 1802-1889. Cork, (Private Publication), 1993. 15 cm x 21.5 cm. 254 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following essays: Edmund Rice; His Birth, Youth and Early Manhood / Edmund’s Religous Vocation / The Society of the Presentation / A New Beginning Douglas Street / The South Monastery and Lancasterian Schools / Westward to Killarney / Missionary Efforts of the 1840s / Killarney to Milltown / The Riordan Brothers / Greenmount / The Brothers and National Education / Papal Approval / St Brendan’s Birr / Presentation College Cork / South Monastery, 1848 – 1889 etc.

Keywords: Education, Irish History, Irish Local History, Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History, Religion, Religious Groups, self-published

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Andrews, Irish Maps. Andrews, J.H. Irish Maps. Dublin, Eason and Son, 1978. 15.5 cm x 24.7 cm. 24 pages. Original Softcover booklet. Some faint marks to front and back cover. Otherwise very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Irish Heritage Series : 18.

This is part of the Irish Heritage Series and includes maps of the following: Part of Leix and Offaly, c. 1565 / Inchiquin, Co. Cork, 1589 / From a Seventeenth Century Map of Connaught / Ireland, Revenue Districts, c. 1700 / Sir Walter Raleigh’s Lands at Mogeely, Co. Cork, 1598. / From a Co. Limerick Estate Map, 1735 / From Rocque’s Exact Survey of the City and Suburbs of Dublin, 1756 / Balloon Stations Proposed by Francis Olivari, 1797 / Lighthouses of South-Eastern Ireland, by John Washington, printed in colours, 1849 etc.

Keywords: Irish Local History, Irish Maps, Maps

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Anonymous. Maynooth College: Celebrating 200 Years. Anonymous. Maynooth College: Celebrating 200 Years. Maynooth, St Patrick’s College, 1995. 21 cm x 29.5 cm. 62 pages. Original softcover program. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes the following chapters: Foreword by Cardinal Cahal B. Daly / Maynooth – Chronology / The Grounds and their Development / Some Maynooth Figures from the Past / The Old Collee Buildings / Glimpses into the Library / The Development of the North Campus / An Ghaeilge i Ma Nuad / Works of Art in Maynooth / The Musical Tradition / Sport in Maynooth / Maynooth Alumni Association / The Bicentenary Garden / Bicentenary Exhibitions / Bicentenary Publications / Bicentenary Programme of Events.

Keywords: Irish Architecture, Irish Art, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Maynooth, program, University

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Anonymous. The Story of Drishane. Anonymous. The Story of Drishane. To Commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the Garden Fete. Drishane, Drishane Estate, No date (c.1990). 15.5 cm x 21.5 cm. 20 pages. Original softcover pamphlet including several photographs and illustrations. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Some browning of page-edges.

Includes for example the following: Some Important Dates / The Arms of the Mc Carthy Mor / The Family Tree of the Mc Carthys / The Wallis Family Coat of Arms / The Plains of Drishane / Some Famous Visitors etc.

Keywords: Cork, Drishane, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History

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Anonymous / Bellow, Lisdoonvarna Heritage Trail. Anonymous / Bellow, Susan (drawings). Lisdoonvarna Heritage Trail. Lisdoonvarna, FAS / Lisdoonvarna Community Council. 1995. 14.5 cm x 21 cm. 7 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following sections: The Roadside Tavern / Iron and Magnesia Wells / Site of the Protestant Church / The Twin Wells / The Spectacle Bridge / The Forge / The Spa Wells / Maiville House / The Pavilion (Town Hall) / Corpus Christi R.C. Church / Site of Listdoonvarna Castle / Kilmoon Church and Cursing Stones / Toovaghera R.C. Church / Places of Historic Interest in the Locality/ The Town Trail.

Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Irish Map, Lisdoonvarna, Tourism, Travel Guide

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Barry, A Worthy Foundation: The Cathedral Chruch of St Canice, Kilkenny, 1285 - 1985. Barry, Siuban / Bradley, John / Empey, Adrian. A Worthy Foundation: The Cathedral Church of St Canice, Kilkenny, 1285 – 1985. Portlaoise, The Dolmen Press, 1985. 21 cm x 28 cm. 103 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes the following chapters: Foreword / Introduction / The Anglo-Norman Diocese of Ossory by Adrian Empey / The Architecture of the Cathedral by Siuban Barry / The Medieval Tombs of St Canice’s by John Bradley.

″The course of history has impressed itself deeply on the architectural record of St Canice’s Cathedral since its foundation in Kilkenny seven centuries ago. Bishops have come and gone, noblemen and craftsmen have worshipped there and are remembered in its monuments. Its continued existence has been ensured by the devotion of the successive generatiosn of clergy and people who could not allow this graceful house of God to fall into decay. The occasion of the seventh centenary of St Canice’s completion seems appropriate for the preseent book which explores some aspects of the cathedral and the historical environment which helped to shape it.” (Publisher)

Keywords: Architecture, Church, Irish Architecture, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Kilkenny

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Brunicardi, Haulbowline, Spike and Rocky Islands in Cork Harbour. Brunicardi, Niall. Haulbowline, Spike and Rocky Islands in Cork Harbour. 2nd Edition. Fermoy, Eigse Books, 1982. 15 cm x 21 cm. 58 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Contains a few notes by preowner in pencil, and a few underlinings or highlighted lines.

Includes for example the following essays: Navel Strategy and Seaward Defence – Growth of a Naval and Commercial Port / The Name of Haulbowline / A Fort is built / Confederate and Williamite Wars / Yachting in Cork Harbour / A Fatal Duel on Haulbowline / The Ordnance Side / Famine Years / Constabulary Barracks / First World War / Government Land Acquisition / Haulbowline Industries / Irish Steel / 18th Century Spike /Vallancey’s Plan / Spike as a Prison / John Patrick Leonard / Ellen Horgan, 1903 – 1908 / Caputre of ‘Upnor’ / Spike and Haulbowline Schools / Irish Steel Limited etc.

Keywords: Cork, Cork Harbour, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Islands, Irish Local History, Spike Island

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Brunicardi, John Anderson of Fermoy: The Forgotten Benefactor. Brunicardi, Niall. John Anderson of Fermoy: The Forgotten Benefactor. Being a Paper Read to the Fermoy Field Club, 23 January 1980, with Illustrations and Further Material Annexed. Fermoy, Eigse na Mainistreach Publications, 1980. 14 cm x 21 cm. VI, 45 pages including photographs and illustrations. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Some browning of end pages. Fading along spine. Inscription by preowner. Otherwise clean inside with intact staple binding.

Includes the following essays: The Forgotten Benefactor / The Story of the Mail Coach / The Charleston Maltings / The New Town of Fermoy / Provision for Religion / The Bridge Widened / The Post Office / The Military Establishment / The Man of Affairs / Lord Edward / Fermoy’s First Dispensary and Hospital / Schools and Industries / The Banker / Last Known Transaction / Family Man / Summary / Appreciation / Annex A: Anderson to Marsden, letter and accompanying handbill / Annex B: The Anderson Family / Annex C: Minutes of Meeting of Creditors, with biographical notes / Annex D: Obituaries / Annex E: Sa Mhainistir La, and translation One Day in Fermoy / Sources and Further Reading.

Keywords: Cork, Fermoy, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, John Anderson

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Brunicardi, The Bridge at Fermoy. Brunicardi, Niall. The Bridge at Fermoy. Fermoy, Eigse Books, 1985. 15 cm x 21 cm. 14 pages including several illustrations. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. A couple of faint stains on back cover. Inscription by preowner. Otherwise clean inside with intact staple binding. [Fermoy Heritage Series No. 3]

Includes the following sections: The Monastery Ford / The “Great” Earl of Cork / The So-Called Battle of Manning Ford Ends at the Ford of the Monastery / Cromwell’s March / The Death March / The Bridges is Widened / The Modern Bridge / Sources.

Keywords: Cork, Fermoy, Irish History, Irish Local History, Robert Boyle

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Carey, Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral: A Short Guide. Carey, Maurice. Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral: A Short Guide. Cork, Maurice Carey, No date (c.1980). 14.5 cm x 21 cm. 10 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following sections: A Sacred Site / The Medieval Cathedral / The Central Portal / The Font / The Nave / The North Aisle / The South Aisle / The Bishop’s Throne / The Sanctuary / The Painted Roof / The Organ / The Ambulatory David’s Door etc.

Keywords: Architecture, Cork City, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, St Finbarr

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