The landed gentry played a significant role in the
history of Kildare. The highly impressive houses
throughout the county stand as testimony to this.
There has always been a deep fascination in 'The
Big House' - the families living there, their
Clane, County Kildare, has a rich history and the local community are very active and involved in keeping local traditions alive. This book will bring together the memories, under various themes such as education, music, agriculture and sport, of differen
A New History of Cork tells the story of the beautiful city by the River Lee, from its foundation by St Finbarr through the Middle Ages and Victorian times, up to the years of the Celtic Tiger. It shows how Cork grew in stages from humble origins beside a
On the eve of the Second World War in Europe, the senior pupils in the National Schools of the Republic of Ireland were engaged in an important, if somewhat unusual task. The Schools Scheme of 1937-38, was a collaboration between the Folklore Commission a