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|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
|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
|Corcoran, Farrel. RTE and the Globalisation of Irish Television. Bristol and Portland, Intellect Ltd., 2004. 17.5 cm x 23 cm. 256 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes the following chapters: RTE Unsettled / Regulating Irish Broadcasting / Broadcasting and Government / The Economics of Broadcasting / Digital Television / Children and Television / The Difficult Birth of Irish Language Television / Globalisation etc.
Keywords: 20th century, Broadcasting, Globalisation, Ireland, Irish History, Irish Interest, RTE, Television
|Corkery, Daniel. The Threshold of Quiet. Dublin, The Phoenix Publishing Company, no date (c.1940). 13 x 19 cm. 310 pages. Hardcover. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Very good+ condition. Minor signs of edgewear and slight foxing.
Daniel Corkery (Irish: Dónall Ó Corcora; 14 February 1878 – 31 December 1964) was an Irish politician, writer and academic. He is unquestionably best known as the author of The Hidden Ireland, his 1924 study of the poetry of eighteenth-century Irish Language poets in Munster.
Keywords: Cork, Cork Author, Cork City, Ireland, Irish Literature
|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
|Fitzgerald, Pat. Down Paths of Gold: A Portrait of Cork Harbour’s Southern Shore. Midleton, Litho Press, 1992. 14.5 cm x 20 cm. 272 pages. Original softcover including many colour photographs. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slightly bent corners and worn edges of cover. Inscription by preowner.
Includes for example the following essays: Introduction / The Americans at Aghada / In Times of Crisis / The Maritime History / A History of the Steamboat Services 1815-1932 / Fort Davis / Trabolgan / Rostelan / Corkbeg – An Island Paradise / The Villages of Aghada / One Second to Midnight ….-The Geology of this Area / The Place Names and Antiquities of Aghada / Archaeology of Aghada / The Wildlife of the Lower Harbour and Surrounding Areas / The History of Education in Aghada / Sport and Recreation.
Keywords: Cork, Cork Harbour, East Cork, History, Ireland, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|Gailey, Alan / Fenton, Alexander. [Eds]. The Spade in Northern and Atlantic Europe. [With a section: The Use of the Spade in Ireland] Belfast, Queen’s University / Ulster Folk Museum, 1970. 17.5 x 24.5cm. (13), 257 pages, with plates and figures. Original softcover. Excellent condition, other than fading to spine and front jacket.
Includes the following essays:
Keywords: Agriculture, Denmark, Europe, Farming, Folk history, Ireland, Irish History, Norway, Rural Life, Scotland
|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
|Gwynn, Stephen / Williams, Alexander (illustrations). Munster. London and Glasgow, Black & Son Limited, No date (1946). 15 cm x 22.5 cm. 62 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Some spotting on page edges. Worn corners on dustjacket. [Beautiful Ireland]
“Stephen Lucius Gwynn (13 February 1864 – 11 June 1950) was an Irish journalist, biographer, author, poet and Protestant Nationalist politician. As a member of the Irish Parliamentary Party he represented Galway city as its Member of Parliament from 1906 to 1918. He served as a British Army officer in France during World War I and was a prominent proponent of Irish involvement in the Allied war effort. He founded the Irish Centre Party in 1919, but his moderate nationalism was eclipsed by the growing popularity of Sinn Fein.
Keywords: Ireland, Irish History, Munster, Travel, Travels
|Mersey, Richard. The Hills of Cork & Kerry. Photographs by Bernd Thee. Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 1987. 15.5 cm x 22 cm. 160 pages. With many photographs and maps. Original softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes for example the following: Beara’s Island / Beara West of the Castletown Road / Beara between the Castletown Road and the Healy Pass / Beara between the Healy Pass and the Kenmare-Glengariff Road / Beara to the East of the Glengariff Road , Iveragh’s Islands / The Dunkerron Range / The Mangerton Range / MacGillycuddy’s Reeks / The Glenbeigh Horseshoe / Knownadobar / Dingle’s Islands / Dingle west of Brandon / Brandon / Dingle to Inch / The Slieve Mish Mountains etc.
Keywords: Cork, Hillwalking, Ireland, Irish History, Kerry, Munster, Walking
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