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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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Ballincollig Local History Society. Journal of the Ballincollig Community School - 1985 Edition. Ballincollig Local History Society. Journal of the Ballincollig Community School – 1985 Edition. Includes for example: A Sense of place / The Barrett’s and Ballincollig CAstle / Spedding’s School and Hospital / The relief of distress in Cork City during the Great Famine / Water – powered Industry on the River Lee and its Tributaries 1760 – 1900 / Restoring the Powder Mills / Soldiers in Barracks 1901 / The Church of Ireland population in the parish of Carrigohane in 1901 and 1911 / A story of emigration / They died in World War I / Crashes of belligerent aircraft on the Mizen Peninsula of South West Cork during the World War II / Ballincollig Aerodrome (with a photograph of Cobham’s Flying Circus) / Ballincollig in the good old days / Sources of Local History / Ballincollig, Ballincollig History Society, 1985. Octavo. 32 pages. Illustrated. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some staining to the brochure ! Very Rare !!

Includes for example: A Sense of place / The Barrett’s and Ballincollig CAstle / Spedding’s School and Hospital / The relief of distress in Cork City during the Great Famine / Water – powered Industry on the River Lee and its Tributaries 1760 – 1900 / Restoring the Powder Mills / Soldiers in Barracks 1901 / The Church of Ireland population in the parish of Carrigohane in 1901 and 1911 / A story of emigration / They died in World War I / Crashes of belligerent aircraft on the Mizen Peninsula of South West Cork during the World War II / Ballincollig Aerodrome (with a photograph of Cobham’s Flying Circus) / Ballincollig in the good old days / Sources of Local History /

Keywords: Ballincollig, Carrigrohane, County Cork, Irish History

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Journal of the Ballincollig Community School - 1986 Edition Ballincollig Local History Society. Journal of the Ballincollig Community School – 1986 Edition. Includes for example: The Powder Mills – Our Place / The Constitution – Royal Gunpowder Mills Ballincollig / Board of Ordnance Employees in Ballincollig in 1815 / The Hazards of Gunpowder Manufacture at Ballincollig / An Early Turbine at Ballincollig Gunpowder Works / Trades in the Powder Mills / Sir Thomas Tobin (1807 – 1881) / Renovating the Powder Mills Canal System / A History of the Carrigrohane Straight / Bridge Building and the Growth of Cork / The National School System in Ballincollig – Carrigrohane 1831 – 1921 / Tracing your Ancestors – First steps in Genealogy / Ballincollig, Ballincollig History Society, 1986. Octavo. 40 pages. Illustrated. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some staining to the brochure ! Very Rare !!

Includes for example: The Powder Mills – Our Place / The Constitution – Royal Gunpowder Mills Ballincollig / Board of Ordnance Employees in Ballincollig in 1815 / The Hazards of Gunpowder Manufacture at Ballincollig / An Early Turbine at Ballincollig Gunpowder Works / Trades in the Powder Mills / Sir Thomas Tobin (1807 – 1881) / Renovating the Powder Mills Canal System / A History of the Carrigrohane Straight / Bridge Building and the Growth of Cork / The National School System in Ballincollig – Carrigrohane 1831 – 1921 / Tracing your Ancestors – First steps in Genealogy /

Keywords: Ballincollig, Carrigrohane, County Cork, Irish History

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Journal of the Ballincollig Community School - Volume 7 (1990-1991 Edition). Ballincollig Local History Society / Dermot Lucey (Editor). Journal of the Ballincollig Community School – Volume 7 (1990-1991 Edition). Includes for example: The Approach of War / Recruiting and Recruits in County Cork during the First World War 1914 – 1918 / Cork-Born Soldiers who died in World War I / The Poetry of World War I / The War Years – An account of the Emergency in Ballincollig and District 1939 – 1945 / Scoil Eoin – A Photographic Record / Memories of a Scots Visitor / The Longs of Kilnaglory / Shandy Hall, Dripsey, and the Cross Family / Progress in the Powder Mills / Death of noted local Artist Domhnaill O Murchadha / Ballincollig, Ballincollig History Society, 1990 – 1991. Octavo. 108 pages. Illustrated. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some staining to the brochure ! Very Rare !!

Includes for example: The Approach of War / Recruiting and Recruits in County Cork during the First World War 1914 – 1918 / Cork-Born Soldiers who died in World War I / The Poetry of World War I / The War Years – An account of the Emergency in Ballincollig and District 1939 – 1945 / Scoil Eoin – A Photographic Record / Memories of a Scots Visitor / The Longs of Kilnaglory / Shandy Hall, Dripsey, and the Cross Family / Progress in the Powder Mills / Death of noted local Artist Domhnaill O Murchadha /

Keywords: Ballincollig, Carrigrohane, County Cork, Irish History

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Cork County Library and Arts Service. Cranes and other short stories. Cork County Library and Arts Service. Cranes and other short stories. From the Cork County Library and Arts Service Bealtaine short story competition 2004. Cork, Cork County Library and Art Services, 2004. 15 x 21 cm. II, 106 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear.

Contains among others the following chapters:Cranes (Richard Cotter); Gluten Free (Mona Lynch); Mrs. Thomas (Barbara Kinderman); Passing (Gai Charis); Sweet and Sour on the Cuban Sugar Run (Bill Byrne); Built For a Purpose (James Galvin); The Tree (Pauline Jones) etc.

Keywords: County Cork, Irish Literature

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Duncannon, Crown Land Experimental Improvements and Cork and Kerry New Roads Duncannon, Lord Viscount / Adams, W.D. / Stephenson, B.C. [Commissioners of His Majesty’s Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works and Buildings]. Crown Land Experimental Improvements and Cork and Kerry New Roads, Ireland – Relating to Experimental Improvements on the Crown Lands at King William’s Town [now Ballydesmond], in the Barony of Duhallow, in the County of Cork; and to the New Lines of Public Road in course of construction through the District in which the said Lands are situated, in the Counties of Cork and Kerry; for the purpose of encouraging the Employment of the Labouring Poor in similar Improvements on other Estates in Ireland. [With a large “Map of the New Roads through the Mountains between Castleisland in the county of Kerry, and Roskeen Bridge over the River Blackwater in the County of Cork: And also between Shanogh Cross on the Post Road from Killarney to Cork and Clonbanon in the County of Cork”. [Map from April 1834 by J. Bastre] First Edition of these Papers. Dublin, The Hous eof Commons, 1834. Folio. 68 pages with the large folded map of County Cork and seven (7) lithographed plans showing Designs of Houses and even Landscape Improvements Original Softcover (disbound). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.

Keywords: Architecture, Cartography, County Cork, County Kerry, Design, Historical Town Planning Ireland, Ireland, Irish Map, Irish Maps, Map, Town Planning

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Murphy, The College. Murphy, John A. The College / A History of Queen’s/ University College Cork, 1845-1995. Cork, Cork University Press, 1995. 18 x 25,5 cm. XVIII, 469 pages. Original Hardcover in original dustjacket. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear.

Contains among others the following chapters: The Beginnings; Celebrations and Headache; The Early Years; A Troubled Presidency; The Sullivan Years; Fin de Siecle Decline; The Windle Era; A ‘Nominal’ Presidency; The Many Sides of Town and Gown; O’Rahilly Ascendant: The 1940s and 1950s; Aspects of College Financing, 1922-59; The Responsible Revolution: The 1960s and After; The College in the 1990s etc.

Keywords: County Cork, Irish History

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O'Driscoll, Douglas Golf Club - Centenary History 1909 - 2009. O’Driscoll, Diarmuid / O Drisceoil, Diarmuid. Douglas Golf Club – Centenary History 1909 – 2009. Cork, Douglas Golf Club, 2009. Large – Octavo. 288 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Excellent, close to new condition. Very Rare !

Includes for example the following chapters: Harry Vardon – Beginnings 1909-1911 / Caddies / War, Turbulence & Change 1912-1920 / Professionals at Douglas / John McKenna / Zelie Fallon / Girlie Hegarty / Bill Kelleher / John McHenry / Douglas Golf Club and the Golfing Union of Ireland / Eavan Higgins etc. etc. etc. With Bibliography and Index //

Keywords: County Cork, Golf, Golfbooks, History of Golf, Irish History

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O'Rahilly- Our Daily Bread O’Rahilly, Professor Alfred. Our Daily Bread. How to Deal with the Foreign Invasion. [including a Memorandum of the Cork Millers and Merchants, 1917] Dublin, Eason and Son, Ltd., 1930. 22 cm x 14.2 cm. 88 pages. Original softcover. The binding with stronger signs of wear. Corners bumped and slightly damaged. Staples rusted. Interior still in very good condition. Very rare !

Includes for Example: Tillage/ Wheat/ Oats/ Wheat Control Board/ Guaranteed Home Market/ Percentage of Irish Wheat/ Our Flour Mills/ The Price of Bread/ Dumping/ Straight-Run Flour/ Efficiency/ Mr. Rank Arrives/ Memorandum of the Cork Millers and Merchants, 1917/ A Note on Ireland and Denmark etc.

Keywords: Bread, County Cork, Food, Irish Milling

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Pettit, This City of Cork 1700-1900. Pettit, S. F. This City of Cork 1700-1900. Cork, Studio Publications, 1977. Octavo. 303 pages. With many interesting illustrations. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear/fraying to the endpaper. Very Rare !

Includes for example: A Thousand Years of Living by the Lee / Everyday Life and How the Corporation Managed it (1700-1800) / How they built the Mercy Hospital, The Mansion House / The Commerce of Cork (Butter and Glass) / The Sick, The Poor and the Beggars / Father Mathew, Social Work and Famine / The First National Exhibition, 1852 / Portrait of an Artist – Daniel Maclise / The Pursuit of Useful Knowledge, The Royal Cork Institution / The Look of Cork (1800-1900) / Out and About in Old Cork /

Keywords: Cork, Cork City, County Cork, Irish History

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