Cavan: Essays on the History of an Irish County

Cavan: Essays on the History of an Irish County

by Raymond Gillespie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716533324

ISBN-13: 9780716533320

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Irish Academic Press

This is a collection of essays with a new preface by Raymond Gillespie, highlighting some of the more significant contributions to Cavan history over the last decade.  See more details below

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This is a collection of essays with a new preface by Raymond Gillespie, highlighting some of the more significant contributions to Cavan history over the last decade.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716533320
Publisher:
Irish Academic Press
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : people, place and time9
Perspectives on the making of the Cavan landscape14
Cavan : a medieval border area37
The Anglicisation of East Breifne : the O'Reillys and the emergence of county Cavan51
The reformation in Kilmore before 164173
Faith, family and fortune : the structures of everyday life in early modern Cavan99
The formation of the modern Catholic Church in the diocese of Kilmore, 1580-1880115
Poverty and the famine in county Cavan139
The emergence and consolidation of the home rule movement in county Cavan, 1870-86159
Cavan in the era of the Great War, 1914-18177

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